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Enhancing Audit Quality in 2020 (Not-for-Profit & Government Accounting Conference)

CPE

CPE Credits
1-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $29 | Nonmember: $39


 More Information

Course No.
ON-DEMAND
Level
Update
Prerequisites
None
Note

You will have up to 90 days after the date of purchase to complete the course and take the exam.

Description

If you attended the Not-for-Profit & Government Accounting Conference on July 13-14, 2020, this course would be considered a duplicate and cannot be used towards your CPE requirement.

 

Earn during your lunch break!

Hear from PICPA Vice President, Allison Henry and Robert C. Bezgin, CPA on the following:

  • Progress of the AICPA's Enhancing Audit Quality Initiative
  • AICPA enhanced oversight findings and frequent practice issues
  • Key areas of focus in 2020
  • Practical resources and examples

 

 



 

 



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.

Robert C. Bezgin, CPA
Individual Practitioner

Robert Bezgin is a sole practitioner providing accounting, audit, and tax services in Downingtown, Pa. His clients include local governments, municipal authorities, not for profit organizations, manufacturers, professional services, development stage enterprises, and individuals. Prior to starting his own practice, he worked with a national accounting firm whose focus included real estate, manufacturing, hospital, not for profit organizations, and professional services. His responsibilities included developing firm-wide accounting guidelines, teaching courses, and researching accounting issues.

 

Mr. Bezgin is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a former member of the AICPA Peer Review Board Oversight Task Force. Mr. Bezgin also serves on the Pennsylvania Peer Review Committee. Mr. Bezgin has received the AICPA Outstanding Instructor Award every year since 2005. 

 

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