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Audit Staff Essentials - New Staff: Practical Application Logo aicpa

  $469.00 - 589.00 |   CPE: 15.0 |   AICPA |   Jul 2019 |   Auditing |   AICPA Store
Level 2, New Staff: Practical Application
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Who Will Benefit?
  • Recently onboarded staff
  • First-year staff
  • Firms that want consistent training and level setting
Key Topics
  • Internal controls
  • Fraud considerations
  • Analytical procedures
  • Basic auditing procedures for areas commonly assigned to new staff members
Learning Objectives
  • Recall the basics of internal control, including using the work of others.
  • Identify the key concerns regarding fraud considerations in a GAAS audit.
  • Recall the purpose and procedures regarding analytical procedures and their use in an audit.
  • Identify the audit procedures typically performed by new staff in the following areas and match them to stated audit objectives and relevant assertions:
    • Cash and cash equivalents
    • Accounts receivable
    • Inventory
    • Prepaid and other current assets
    • Property, plant, and equipment
    • Accounts payable
    • Debt
Strong hands-on skills development to build on conceptual training

Audit Staff Essentials Level 2 focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to perform duties commonly assigned to first-year audit staff. You will gain insight related to the audit process, including practical, hands-on training for internal controls, substantive testing, fraud considerations, analytical procedures, and much more.

Give yourself or your staff the strong conceptual foundation and hands-on skillset to be successful, both on the first few engagements and throughout a career, with this comprehensive training curriculum.

The level is designed as the companion to New Staff: Core Concepts.

Audit Staff Essentials: Next steps for your audit learning journey

Audit Staff Essentials (ASE) provides the progressive support you need as you take on new audit roles and responsibilities.

From start to finish, the four levels cover the hands-on technical skills, conceptual expertise and soft-skills training you need to smoothly transition and excel in each phase of your career.

Level 2's courses, also available a la carte
Topics covered:
  • Assurance: Technical: Audit, Foundational

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