Chattanooga Account Fest: Small-Business Accounting, Audit and Attest Update

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Specifically tailored for practitioners who do not perform audits but provide other attest and non-attest services to small and medium-sized businesses, this course is a comprehensive update covering recently issued accounting, compilation, and review standards, as well as other professional guidance impacting small and medium-sized business accountants. The course uses practical examples and illustrations to help you understand and apply the material in practice.


Number of Credits Type of Credits
1.00 Auditing
3.00 Accounting

Designed For

Practitioners at all levels who provide non-audit and non-attest services to small and medium-sized businesses desiring to remain up-to-date on recent pronouncements and other standard setters' activities and professional guidance


Experience in accounting and auditing


  • Small and medium-sized business-related ASUs, including recent PCC activities
  • Practice guidance on implementing ASC 842, Leases
  • Recently issued AICPA standards
  • Engagement quality update


  • Review recently issued accounting and non-audit attestation pronouncements, including PCC activities
  • Identify implementation best practices for ASC 842
  • Be aware of other important AICPA guidance affecting small and medium-sized business practitioners


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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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