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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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Article Coaching & mentoring Intermediate

Strategies for promoting diversity and inclusion

This article shares a few general guidelines to follow when trying to make your business more diverse and inclusive.

Article Team building Intermediate

How to sponsor diversity in the leadership ranks

This article discusses sponsorship programs as an effective approach to developing leadership.

Article Coaching & mentoring Advanced

Calculating a mentor's effect on salary and retention

This article discusses how a methodical approach to analysing personnel data could help organisations retain employees and save money.

Article Coaching & mentoring Advanced

Text Me Not: Hidden Perils of Modern Communication for CPAs

Responding to text messages from clients could have legal, privacy and security implications. This blog post suggests some guidelines to consider.

Article Communication Foundational

Exploring mentorship: A graceful exit

This articles explores how at one midsize Illinois firm, staff members who want to leave the firm receive mentoring assistance as they pursue their career’s next chapter.

Article Coaching & mentoring Advanced

11 tips for success with single audits

This article discusses best practices that firms would be wise to consider as they perform single audits.

Article Single audit Intermediate

4 tips to persuade talented people to stay

This article provides information on the value of "stay" interviews and provides pointers to keep these interviews on track so your organisation can retain valued...

Article Team building Advanced

A 10-K for the taxpayer

This article provides an overview of the federal financial report to help CPAs—who play an important role in guiding citizens and policymakers on financial...

Article Government financial statement audit Foundational

Fraud Risk in Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations

This new CPE course will help you identify frauds common in government and nonprofits, and implement preventative procedures that are effective in responding to these...

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Audit Intermediate

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This article presents tips on finding and hiring excellent administrative personnel and keeping them happy once hired.

Article Team building Advanced

Building trust in the workplace

​Trust within an organization is essential to its success, but trust isn't a given. This article discusses a recent research report and provides tips to build trust.

Article Team building Intermediate