Memphis Account Fest: Current Issues in Accounting and Auditing: An AnnualUpdate

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Description

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides an overview of recent FASB and AICPA activity, including recently issued and proposed Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs); the latest on the new lease accounting standard, Topic 842; and other relevant ASUs. The course also reviews new auditing standards effective in 2021 and beyond and the latest on new standards related to SSARS engagements. The course will also discuss other important A&A practice matters you should be aware of, including an update on peer review and audit quality.

Credits

Number of Credits Type of Credits
1.00 Auditing
3.00 Accounting

Designed For

Accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels desiring to remain up to date on recent pronouncements and other standard setters' activities

Prerequisites

Experience in accounting and attestation

Highlights

  • Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates and PCC activity
  • Leases - Topic 842
  • Impairment - Topic 326
  • Lessons learned from the adoption of Topic 606
  • Other items on the FASB's Technical Agenda
  • Recently issued SASs and other AICPA and PCAOB activity
  • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and other recently issued SSARS
  • Peer review and other audit quality issues
  • Other important A&A practice matters

Objectives

  • Review recently issued and proposed FASB Accounting Standards Updates
  • Review the FASB's new lease accounting standard Topic 842 and Topic 326 on impairments
  • Come up to date with matters on the FASB's technical agenda
  • Understand SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and other recently issued or proposed SSARS
  • Be familiar with new and proposed AICPA and PCAOB releases
  • Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material

Prices

Member (Early Bird)
$169.00
Non-Member (Early Bird)
$219.00
Member
$194.00
Non-Member
$244.00
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Instructors

Robert W. Wells, CPA, CFE

Robert "Wayne" Wells has 51 years of experience in public accounting and annually instructs numerous continuing education seminars and in-firm training classes for continuing education providers in the areas of accounting, auditing, fraud, and taxation. Wells began his career in public accounting in 1970 with the national firm of what was then Touché, Ross & Co. in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1974, he joined a local firm in Nashville and provides accounting, auditing, fraud investigations, and tax services to small- and medium-sized businesses as well as extensive tax services to individuals. Wells graduated from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and economics. He holds a certified public accountant certificate in Tennessee, and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by the AICPA, and an Outstanding Discussion Leader Award presented by Surgent..

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