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12:00PM - 4:00PM ET



Course Description

This course provides an in-depth understanding of all of the requirements an accountant must be aware of when performing a preparation or compilation engagement under SSARS. Topics covered include general standards, financial reporting frameworks, and the hierarchy of SSARs.


Kurt Oestriecher

Kurt G. Oestriecher is the partner in charge of accounting and auditing services with Oestriecher & Company of Alexandria, Louisiana and has been with the firm since graduating from Northeast Louisiana University in 1986. Kurt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA). He has held multiple positions within each organization, including President of the LCPA (2002–2003). He currently serves as the chair of the LCAP Professional Ethics Committee and as a member of Council of the AICPA. Kurt is the recipient of three Outstanding Discussion Leader Awards from the LCPA, and was named the Outstanding Discussion Leader for the AICPA from 2006–2013. He has authored and coauthored many educational courses on accounting and auditing topics, and served as an Adjunct Instructor of Accounting at LSUA and Northwestern State University.

Course Specifics

Oct 24, 2017

Compliance Information

Qualifies for CA Fraud: No

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the hierarchy of SSARS
  • Identify the general standards for SSARS engagements (AR-C 60)
  • List the applicable financial reporting frameworks that can be used for SSARS engagements
  • Cite the required elements of a preparation engagement (AR-C 70)
  • Identify the required elements of a compilation engagement (AR-C 80)
  • Identify the basic compilation report and other required elements of the report (AR-C 80)

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