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Governmental auditing

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Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Governmental Auditing, these learning resources are designed to help CPAs understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality Single Audits, Yellow Book audits, and audits of state and local government financial statements. Resources include the most up-to-date information on the Uniform Guidance and recent GASB statements including GASB Statement No. 68 and GASB Statement No. 72.

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Ethics and Professional Conduct: Updates

This CPE webcast provides a timely update and refresher on the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, including the conceptual framework and independence provisions for...

Webcast Ethics, integrity & professionalism

The Basics of State and Local Government Accounting and Auditing 

Understand the basic accounting and auditing fundamentals of state and local governmental entities in this two-part series hosted by the AICPA's Government Audit...

Webcast GASB accounting requirements Foundational

Applying the Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits

Learn to be more efficient and effective at planning and performing audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance and the Single Audit Act. This...

Webcast Single audit requirements Intermediate

Part 2: A Basic Background & Overview of SLG Auditing

Part II of this two-part webcast series will focus on auditing considerations in state and local government financial statement audit engagements including keywords...

Webcast Government financial statement audit Foundational

Part 1: A Basic Background & Overview of SLG Accounting

Part I of this two-part webcast series will provide a basic background on SLG accounting including keywords and the differing bases of accounting used in financial...

Webcast Government financial statement audit Foundational

Applying the Risk Assessment Standards to Enhance Audit Quality

Review common deficiencies and learn how to effectively and efficiently execute the Risk Assessment Standards to enhance audit quality.

Webcast Audit risk assessment Foundational

AICPA Women's Global Leadership Summit

Nov 14, 2018 - Nov 16, 2018 - New York, NY - Online - This conference will provide sessions on leadership, boardroom diversity and best practices to enhance the skills...

Conference – Live,   Conference – Virtual Influence Intermediate

AICPA Governmental and Not-for-Profit Training Program

Oct 15, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018 - Las, Vegas, NV - The 2018 AICPA Government and Not-for-Profit Training Program has been designed to help you with both awareness and...

Conference – Live Government financial statement audit Intermediate

Ethics: Non-Attest Service, Integrity, and Objectivity

Evaluating the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct, this course offers critical guidance for handling conflicts of interest. Through interactive case studies,...

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

Selected Topics in Professional Ethics

Describing the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct, this course covers the principles of ethics and explains why the code is necessary and how it is...

Course – Online Ethics, integrity & professionalism

AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference (GAAC)

Aug 13-15, 2018 - Washington, DC - Attend the premier accounting and auditing update that covers federal, state and local government areas. Hear from policymakers and...

Conference – Live,   Conference – Virtual Government financial statement audit Intermediate

Governmental Accounting and Reporting Advisor

Learn to apply the principles of GASB Statement No. 72, Fair Value Measurement and Application, to your governmental financial statements.

Course – Online Fair value Intermediate