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Audits and Financial Statements in Uncertain Times Webcast

CPE

When
Sept. 24
12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
4-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $145 | Nonmember: $195


 More Information

Course No.
777900
Level

Description

Discuss the key standards and considerations related to remote audits and preparing and reviewing financial statements and disclosures. Get in-depth and practical applications. Cover how the work of CPAs will change during and after the coronavirus outbreak.

Highlights

  • Achieving a high-quality audit in a remote working environment
  • Reconsidering engagement basics and critically evaluating risk assessment
  • Other challenging audit issues, including auditing inventory, performing analytical procedures, changes to the internal control systems, heightened fraud risk factors, evaluating subsequent events, considering going concern, assessing the impact on the auditors’ report FASB activity, including revenue recognition challenges, lease accounting and modification, debt and related issues, CECL for nonfinancial service companies, and equity investments and consolidation Technology issues, including cloud computing, hosting arrangements, and cryptocurrency
  • Government loans and grants, including employee termination benefits and Families First Coronavirus Response Act benefits
  • Going concern analysis, liquidation of basis accounting, and subsequent events


Speaker(s)

Allison M. Henry, CPA
Vice President, Professional & Technical Standards
PICPA

Allison is presently the Vice President - Professional & Technical Standards for Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s (PICPA) where she is responsible for overseeing the administration of the AICPA’s Peer Review Program in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands. She also administers PICPA’s Joint Ethics Enforcement Program with the AICPA, and serves as the technical staff liaison to seven state-wide committees and two newly-created task forces; specifically, the Peer Review, Professional Ethics, Accounting and Auditing Procedures, Forensic and Litigation Services, Business Valuation, Not-for-Profit and Employee Benefit Plan Committees and the Healthcare Reform and Marcellus Shale Task Forces. In addition, she fields technical inquiries, writes columns for the CPA Journal and Pursuit publications, provides technical updates at PICPA chapter events, and assists in writing responses to technical exposure drafts.

Allison has been in the profession for about twenty years, including twelve years in public accounting and over eight years with PICPA. Her public accounting experience consists of several years as senior manager with a regional accounting firm and nine years at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, where she worked in their assurance and advisory services group. Her diverse client service experience includes many not-for-profit, healthcare, and world relief organizations, as well as small and large manufacturing, distribution, and other service-oriented entities. She has also served as the designated employee benefits specialist. Prior to her experience with Deloitte, she spent four years in internal accounting positions including the Department of Defense, while her husband was serving on active duty with the U.S. Army.

Allison is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and holds an accounting equivalency from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of Washington Crossing United Methodist Church, where she serves on the financial accountability team, and volunteers for the children’s ministry. She is a native of St. Louis, Mo. and is an avid runner.


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