2 Credits: Auditing
Knowing the accounting principles is only half the story for most accountants in public accounting. You must also understand the myriad of rules relating the reporting requirements for audits. This course will cover the nuts and bolts of these pronouncements as well as cover the theory required to make proper decisions.
Topics will include the latest SAS updates accounting estimates and the brand new requirements for audit risk assessment. Special attention will be placed on the provisions most important for compliance, including documentation. We will also discuss some troublesome topics as well as other reporting topics. As a bonus, we will include a topic Jeff calls “Focus on Fraud”. In this edition, he will discuss what happened at FTX.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Apply the provisions for auditing accounting estimates;
- Apply the provisions for risk assessment;
- Describe peer review problem areas;
- Apply better practice skills for documentation; and
- Describe what happened at FTX.
July 11, 2023
CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.
Meet The Experts
Jeff Sailor, CPA, received a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida. Upon graduation, he joined the auditing staff at Peat Marwick in Jacksonville, Florida, where he worked on a large number of national accounts. Jeff has managed his own accounting firm in Ocala, Florida, since 1984. During that time, he has also developed unique auditing approaches and auditing software. Since 1992, Jeff has been teaching accounting and auditing courses he developed to combat traditional “boring CPE.” Using a variety of creative teaching methods sprinkled with humorous video spoofs, Jeff is able to combine his in-depth accounting insights …