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Internal Controls to Mitigate Financial Reporting Risk Webinar

CPE

When
May 27
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
ESJLICM2
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
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

Internal controls are applied within an organization to satisfy objectives related to operations, compliance, and financial reporting. This course provides practical analysis and tips for how a reporting entity can manage financial reporting risk in an effective and efficient way. This course also differentiates the auditor's responsibilities for internal controls under Sarbanes Oxley, Government Auditing Standards, and Single Audit requirements. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Discuss the evolution of internal control through the decades
  • Describe the revamped 2013 COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework, including how the various components and principles interrelate to form a strong system of internal control over reliable financial reporting
  • Identify special considerations for internal control in a smaller-entity environment
  • Explain important varying audit considerations 

Highlights

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Evolution of internal control concepts
  • Revamped 2013 COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework
  • Designing an adequate "umbrella" of internal controls over financial reporting to prevent, or detect and correct, material misstatement due to fraud or error
  • Specific internal control considerations and sample documentation for smaller entities
  • Additional responsibilities for audits in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Government Auditing Standards, and Single Audit Act requirements



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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