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Accounting and Auditing Update for Small Businesses

Oct. 27
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Philadelphia Broomall/Newtown Square
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Gather updates on the new accounting, auditing, compilation, and review standards, and other professional guidance that impact small businesses and their auditors. Identify recently issued FASB, ASB, and ARSC guidance and standards.


  • Accounting standards updates
  • Leases, financial instruments, and revenue recognition
  • Activity from ARSC
  • Current FASB projects
  • Private company financial reporting


Robert P. Bedwell, CPA
Coral Springs, FL

Bob is an Audit and Advisory professional with over 36 years of audit and accounting experience. Bob regularly assists clients with a full range of corporate audit and assurance services, including financial statement preparation, auditing, SEC reporting, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, due diligence, financing regulatory compliance, accounting system oversight, internal controls, IFRS conversions, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance advisory, and the independent review of external data.

Bob has been a discussion leader on numerous topics for Surgent Professional Education, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the AICPA, as well as for the firms for which he has worked, and has received high evaluations for his knowledge of topics and presentation skills. 

Bob received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey, and has also earned a Masters in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, Bob is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has previously served as chairman of the FICPA Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee.


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