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Audit Skills Training: Level 4 – In Charge

When
Oct. 28 - Oct. 29
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where
Penn State Great Valley - Main Bldg
Malvern - Map it

CPE Credits
16-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $549 | Nonmember: $649

CLE Credit Add-On: $100


 More Information

Course No.
712300
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Experience on basic audit engagements
Note
Designed for professionals with experience as leaders and two to three busy seasons of experience.

Description

Focus on building your technical expertise in audit to identify and resolve complex accounting and financial reporting issues. Improve your ability to lead and manage people and projects, and enhance your firm's profitability. Reinforce key concepts using case studies, exercises, and illustrations.

Highlights

  • Fraud risk considerations: trends in small and midsize entities
  • Documentation and review: responsibilities when reviewing workpapers
  • Risk-based audit concepts
  • Internal controls: advanced concepts for smaller entities
  • Auditing estimates and other complex issues
  • Analytical procedures and interpreting financial results
  • Performing research using the FASB codification
  • Best practices for efficient engagements and client management


Speaker(s)

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA, has over 25 years of experience in designing and presenting high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical accounting, auditing, and "soft skills" topics needed for professional and organizational success.  She is the principle author of audit and attest related courses for Surgent and frequent speaker at Surgent live programs and seminars.  She has received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of her consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills.  Ms. Louis is also the president of Emergent Solutions Group, LLC, a company she founded in 2003, dedicated to developing and delivering a wide variety of accounting and auditing training services, including audit staff training, audit productivity improvement, and value-added auditing.  Prior to that, she was executive vice president/director of training services at AuditWatch, Inc.

Before joining AuditWatch, Ms. Louis was the financial/operational audit manager at AARP. While at AARP, she served as one of their specially trained facilitators available as a resource throughout the organization for designing and leading strategic meetings and training sessions. Ms. Louis was also an audit manager for Deloitte and Touche, LLP. During her years in that firm’s Washington, D.C. office, she served as an instructor for the firm’s national “Train the Trainers” program.

Ms. Louis graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a BBA in accounting.


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