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Introduction to Compilation Engagements Logo aicpa

  Kimberly G. Burke, Ph.D. and Hugh Parker, Ph.D.... |   $69.00 - 89.00 |   CPE: 1.5 |   AICPA |   May 2015 |   Auditing |   AICPA Store

This CPE course is included in the 15-hour Preparation, Compilation, and Review Staff Essentials program. It can also be purchased as a part of the Compilation and Preparation Engagements Series.

This innovative CPE course has been designed to provide a convenient, accessible way for firms to train their staff in this area of practice. With the introduction of the SSARS No. 21, Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services: Clarification and Recodification, this area of practice will be experiencing a level of change not seen in over 30 years. This CPE course provides fundamental training on the general principles and objective of a compilation engagement. This enhanced learning program contains a customized "learning coach" to create a flexible, engaging learning experience. This CPE course has also been updated to reflect the most recent changes resulting from the issuance of SSARS No. 22 and SSARS No. 23, to help practitioners comply with the latest developments in regulation.

Learning Objectives:

When you complete this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Identify the objective and framework of compilation engagements.
  • Recognize the elements that comprise compilation engagements.
  • Determine independence issues related to a compilation engagement.

Key Topics:

  • The definition of a compilation engagement
  • How a compilation engagement compares to other engagements
  • The elements of a compilation engagement
  • Independence
  • Professional standards that apply to compilation engagements, including SSARS No. 21 — SSARS No. 23

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPA firm attest staff, including paraprofessionals new to performing SSARSs engagements
Topics covered:
  • Assurance: Technical: Compilation, Foundational

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Who Will Benefit?
  • CPA firm attest staff, including paraprofessionals new to performing SSARSs engagements
Key Topics
  • The definition of a compilation engagement
  • How a compilation engagement compares to other engagements
  • The elements of a compilation engagement
  • Independence
  • Professional standards that apply to compilation engagements, including SSARS No. 21 — SSARS No. 23
Learning Objectives

When you complete this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Identify the objective and framework of compilation engagements.
  • Recognize the elements that comprise compilation engagements.
  • Determine independence issues related to a compilation engagement.

This CPE course is included in the 15-hour Preparation, Compilation, and Review Staff Essentials program. It can also be purchased as a part of the Compilation and Preparation Engagements Series.

This innovative CPE course has been designed to provide a convenient, accessible way for firms to train their staff in this area of practice. With the introduction of the SSARS No. 21, Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services: Clarification and Recodification, this area of practice will be experiencing a level of change not seen in over 30 years. This CPE course provides fundamental training on the general principles and objective of a compilation engagement. This enhanced learning program contains a customized "learning coach" to create a flexible, engaging learning experience. This CPE course has also been updated to reflect the most recent changes resulting from the issuance of SSARS No. 22 and SSARS No. 23, to help practitioners comply with the latest developments in regulation.

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