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Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors Logo aicpa

  Kurt Oestriecher, CPA and Mark Beasley, PhD, CPA |   $149.00 - 239.00 |   CPE: 9.0-10.0 |   AICPA |   May 2019 |   Accounting |   AICPA Store
Sort through the complexities.
Who Will Benefit?
  • CPAs who require a comprehensive review of recent accounting and auditing pronouncements
Key Topics
  • FASB accounting standards updates
  • Audit and attestation updates
  • Preparation, compilation and review engagement update; PCAOB update
  • Revenue recognition
  • Financial instruments
  • Leases
  • Private company financial reporting
  • FASB exposure drafts and projects
  • The current environment and implications for audit planning
Learning Objectives
  • Understand recently issued FASB standards and guidance.
  • Recognize ongoing FASB projects in framework, recognition and measurement, and presentation and disclosure.
  • Assess the effect of recently issued auditing standards, attestation standards, and standards on accounting and review services.
  • Become familiar with exposure drafts and other projects in accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review services.
  • Identify the recent development for non-audit services and issues related to non-audit financial reporting services that CPAs can provide.

With the rate of change in today's regulatory environment, it's challenging staying current on the topics affecting the accounting and auditing profession.

Keep abreast of the fast-paced changes. This comprehensive self-study course covers relevant pronouncements, exposure drafts, and other guidance recently issued in the accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review arenas.

In this course, we sort through the complexities and help you identify and apply recently issued FASB, PCAOB, and AICPA standards and guidance. Sure to be an invaluable tool for CPAs, this course provides the information that is critical to your success. Hot topics include:

  • Revenue recognition
  • Leases
  • Financial instruments
  • Intangible assets
  • Consolidation
  • Business combinations
  • Statement of cash flows
  • Recently issued SAS No. 135 and final balloted draft of new SAS
  • Auditing interpretations
  • Recently proposed SSAE standards
  • Overview of SSARS No. 24.
Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Financial accounting & reporting: Professional accounting standards, Foundational
  • Management accounting: Technical: Financial accounting & reporting: Professional accounting standards, Intermediate
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Revenue recognition, Foundational
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Revenue recognition, Intermediate
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Leases, Foundational
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Leases, Intermediate
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Private company reporting, Foundational
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Private company reporting, Intermediate
  • Assurance: Technical: Audit, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Audit, Intermediate
  • Assurance: Technical: Review, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Review, Intermediate
  • Assurance: Technical: Compilation, Foundational
  • Assurance: Technical: Compilation, Intermediate
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Financial instruments, Foundational
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Technical: FASB financial accounting & reporting: Financial instruments, Intermediate

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