Audit Skills Training Lvl 4: Experienced In-Charge Day 2 Webinar
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Audit Skills Training Lvl 4: Experienced In-Charge Day 2 Webinar

CPE

When
Oct. 28
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
6-A&A; 2-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $299 | Nonmember: $399


 More Information

Course No.
ESAST428
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Experience in financial statement audits
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from messenger@webex.com with the log-in information.

Description

Auditing Skills Training: Level 4 is a two-day course presented on 10/27/2022 and 10/28/2022. Information and skills taught on Day 2 rely upon foundational skills built in the Day 1 session. Attendance for both days of the course is highly encouraged in order to receive the full range of information being presented. If planning to attend both days, register for Day 1 and Day 2. CPE Credit for Personal Development will only be eligible for those who attend the Day 2 session for Audit Skills Training: Level 4. CPE credit on Day 1 will count towards Auditing only. 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.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Identify tips for transforming to a better thinking auditor
  • Recognize how to avoid peer review deficiencies
  • List fraud trends impacting nonpublic entities
  • Recall important considerations for designing internal control over financial reporting for nonpublic entities
  • Identify common risks and techniques for auditing revenue recognition
  • List tips for auditing the completeness and fair disclosure of contingencies and going concern uncertainty
  • Indicate how to better coach staff to stay on the right track

Highlights

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Critical traits of a thinking auditor - Stretching experienced auditors beyond the basics
  • Audit quality control - Avoiding peer review deficiencies
  • Fraud trends - Applying real-life lessons to small- and mid-size entities
  • Maximizing analytic procedure evidence - Adding value though useful financial statement analysis
  • Internal controls to mitigate financial reporting risk - Designing stronger internal controls for small- or mid-size entities
  • Auditing revenue recognition - Grasping the higher risks and special audit considerations
  • Auditing contingencies and going concern uncertainty - Testing for completeness and proper disclosure
  • Supervisor skills - Coaching staff to stay on the right track



Speaker(s)

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA Biography

 

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA has over 25 years of experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success.  In 2003, she founded Emergent Solutions Group, LLC, where she focuses her energy on designing and delivering high-quality, practical, and engaging accounting and auditing training.  She was most recently Director of Audit Product Development at Surgent Professional Education, and prior to that served as Executive Vice President/Director of Training Services at AuditWatch, Inc., a highly-respected training and audit process consulting firm.  Before joining AuditWatch, Jennifer was the Financial/Operational Audit Manager at AARP.  At the start of her professional career, Jennifer was an Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she frequently served as a local and national instructor.  Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a BBA-Accounting.  Besides loving life on the lake with her husband in Charlotte, NC, she enjoys hiking with her little dog Frodo Beggins, and savoring any precious moments spent with her two young adult boys.

 


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