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Audit risk assessment

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CPAs are expected to maintain a level of competence to meet the profession’s technical and ethical standards, and provide valuable services to the public, employers and clients. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Assurance, these learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality compilation, review, attest, and audit engagements. You’ll also find resources here to support your advisory and consulting engagements.

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Risk Assessment Deep Dive: How to Avoid Common Missteps

Learn about the most pervasive issues the Peer Review team has uncovered and how to avoid them in your practice.

Webcast Audit risk assessment Foundational

General Accounting and Auditing Developments - 2018/19 Audit Risk Alert

This alert will ensure you have a robust understanding of the business, economic, and regulatory environments in which you and your clients operate.

Publication Audit risk assessment Foundational

Health Care Entities - Audit and Accounting Guide

Considered the industry's standard resource, this guide will help you to understand the complexities of the specialized accounting and regulatory requirements of the...

Publication Authoritative guidance Intermediate

Experienced In-Charge/Senior - Risk Assessment and Advanced Internal Control

Covering key considerations regarding risk assessment, including with respect to internal control, this CPE course will analyze information regarding deficiencies and...

Course – Online Internal control Intermediate

Experienced In-Charge/Senior - Overview of Financial Reporting

A review of the four complex and problematic audit areas, leases, pensions, equity and taxes, and their associated risks.

Course – Online Audit risk assessment Intermediate

Audit Sampling: Audit Guide

Updated as of May 1, 2017, this guide is an indispensable resource packed with information on sampling requirements and methods. This guide features case studies...

Publication Sampling Intermediate

Experienced Staff/New In-Charge - Risk Assessment

Dive into the inherent risk and control risk assessment tasks, with an emphasis on what these tasks seek to accomplish and how they drive the overall audit process.

Course – Online Audit risk assessment Foundational

Internal Control and Risk Assessment: Key Factors in a Successful Audit

Enhance your understanding of a risk-based approach to auditing in this CPE course designed to illustrate how the concepts apply to practical audit situations.

Course – Online Audit risk assessment Intermediate

Assessing and Responding to Audit Risk in a Financial Statement Audit: Audit Guide

This guide is the definitive source for guidance on applying the core principles of the risk-based audit methodology required for all financial statement audits.

Publication Audit risk assessment Foundational

New Staff: Core Concepts - New Auditor's Role on the Engagement Team

This CPE course will enlighten new audit staff members on what to expect on the job. It discusses roles and responsibilities, behavior expectations, how to handle...

Course – Online Audit risk assessment Foundational

Risk Assessment: Not-for-Profit Governance and Assurance

This CPE course offers examples and a case study that will help you identify, assess, and respond to significant risks within an organization.

Course – Online Governance Intermediate

The Risk Assessment Auditing Standards: How to Efficiently and Effectively Comply on Smaller and Less Complex Audit Engagements

This whitepaper attempts to simplify the practitioner’s understanding of the risk assessment standards.

Report Audit risk assessment Intermediate