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The New Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision

When
Nov. 4
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where
Regional Learning Alliance
Cranberry - Map it

CPE Credits
8-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $275 | Nonmember: $375

CLE Credit Add-On: $50


 More Information

Course No.
767400
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Note
AICPA Members save $30! This course is based on Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision, which is effective for financial audits of fiscal years ending on or after June 30, 2020. This course may qualify for Yellow Book credits. Determining which courses qualify for the Yellow Book 24-hour requirement are made on an auditor-specific basis based on the auditor’s Yellow Book clients

Description

Identify the guidance found in Government Auditing Standards (GAS), 2018 Revision. Discuss the relationship between GAS and other professional standards, and Yellow Book guidance regarding independence. Hear about the new Yellow Book requirements for financial statement audits, attestation engagements, and performance audits.

Highlights

  • Foundation and principles for government auditing
  • General requirements for complying with GAGAS
  • Ethics, independence, and professional judgment
  • Competence and CPE
  • Quality control and peer review
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Standards for attestation and review engagements
  • Fieldwork and reporting standards for performance auditsg


Speaker(s)

Diane E. Edelstein, CPA
Partner
Maher Duessel CPAs

Ms. Edelstein graduated, with distinction, from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA in 1988 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She has worked in non-profit and governmental auditing for over 20 years.  Diane serves as Single Audit specialist and is the designated audit partner responsible for quality controls required by her firm’s participation in the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center.

Diane was a member of the Executive Committee of the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center from 2007-2011 and is now a member of the Steering Committee for the AICPA NPO conference held each June in Washington DC. Diane has just joined the Practice Monitoring Task Force A-133 Subgroup of the AICPA Peer Review Board.

Diane has lectured for numerous organizations on the topics of Single Audit, and accounting and auditing issues for non-profits.
 
She is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of CPAs.


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