2006 FASB, SSARS and SAS Update and Other Developments Affecting the Profession
This course deals with the latest changes in accounting, auditing and compilation and review pronouncements of interest to accountants in public accounting and industry. Topics include: Recently issued FASB and AICPA accounting statements, new developments in compilation and review, recently issued auditing pronouncements, practice issues related to peer review, new ethics rulings, and more.
Researching Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Issues Using the Internet
This course will present numerous Internet sites that can be used to research a variety of accounting, auditing, and finance/investment issues that come up in practice on a regular basis. The focus is on Internet sites that do not require extensive registration information and that provide valuable information at little or no cost to the user. This course would be useful to accounting and finance professionals in public accounting and private industry.
Catch Me If You Can – Financial Shenanigans, Monkeyshines and Mischief
In today’s globally competitive environment, no organization can afford to throw away 6 percent of revenues. But, according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, each organization loses, on average, 6 percent of its revenues to fraud. By definition, fraud covers many types of corporate dishonesty—from the mailroom to the boardroom. This course, designed for the CPA in industry as well as public practice, will help you understand the basic concepts of fraud, identify ways to prevent and detect fraud, and to proactively identify and manage your fraud risks.
Compilation and Review Update
Imagine that after 25 years we are still talking about compilation and review! In fact, we are still trying to figure out what the difference is between a compilation, a review, and an audit. This session will focus on realistic case studies that are common practice and wrestled to resolve. What working papers do I need? How do I deal with clients that use Quick Books and want monthly financial statements? What happens when going concern becomes an issue? What about OCBOA financial statements? What new updates have been issued that affect compilation and review? This course will answer these questions and more.