Memphis Account Fest: Advanced Concepts in SSARS 21 and Nonattest Services

300  |  TSCPA In Person Events  |  Advanced  |  Scheduled

Description

Practitioners who provide non-audit services must strike the right balance between complying with relevant professional and regulatory standards while mitigating litigation and other practice management risks. This course contains many best practices for managing the accounting, reporting, and performance issues associated with the attest services of compilations and reviews where reports are issued, as well as the new SSARS 21 preparation of financial statements nonattest service.

Credits

Number of Credits Type of Credits
4 Accounting and Auditing

Prerequisites

Experience with performing non-audit services

Highlights

  • Complete coverage of the new SSARS No. 21 related to Preparation of Financial Statements, Compilations and Reviews
  • Identifying and safeguarding independence threats for issuing attest reports
  • Defining the varying levels of responsibility for accountants providing non-audit services
  • Performing compilations and reviews effectively and efficiently, including developing proper advance expectations for review analytical procedures
  • Properly considering going concern, subsequent events, and other disclosure matters
  • Common issues related to peer reviews, including recurring reporting problems

Objectives

  • Describe practice management risks associated with SSARS 21 services
  • Properly apply relevant professional standards with regulations for SSARS 21 services
  • Avoid peer review and litigation risks in SSARS 21 services
  • Be familiar with the numerous illustrations and examples of practical guidance to implement important key learning points

Preparation

Download course material prior to event.

Prices

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

Gregory M. Clark, CPA, CGMA

Clark is a principal with the Business Compliance & Controls Group (BCCG), an accounting and consulting firm specializing in technical audit and accounting training and consulting, employee benefit plan audits, compliance and training, internal controls consulting and training, and assessments, technical accounting consulting, and engagement quality control review services.

With more than 35 years of experience in the audit and business compliance field, Clark has participated in all aspects of numerous attest engagements, including plan audit and business risk assessments, plan internal control assessment and design, plan regulatory compliance, financial reporting and quality control assessments, and administration contract compliance. BCCG provides technical accounting and auditing consulting services, continuing professional education services, quality control and effectiveness reviews, and compliance assistance to small businesses and CPA firms performing attest engagements.

Greg is an internationally known speaker on employee benefit plans, technical accounting and auditing, operational auditing and internal controls evaluations, integrated auditing, internal control self-assessment, organizational risk assessments, and various other topics. Greg has worked with accountants and auditors from throughout the world; many Fortune 500 companies; and numerous local, regional, and national CPA firms and small business clients as well as more than 40 state CPA society CPE organizations.

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