Audit - Level 4

The following courses have been hand-picked for audit professionals with more than four years of experience. The Audit - Level 4 track will focus on helping your staff become a valuable part of the management to help grow the firm by maintaining audit, review, and compilation knowledge while sharpening management and communication skills.

Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors

Jun 16th 8:45am - 4:30pm

Online

8.00 Credits

 Recently issued ASUs, including an update on revenue recognition, financial instruments, and leases  Current FASB exposure draft and projects  Audit and Attest engagements update  Recent PCAOB guidance  Latest activity from ARSC

Understanding and Testing Control and Compliance in a Single Audit (Morning Session)

Jun 18th 8:45am - 12:15pm

Online

4.00 Credits

The essential internal control concepts applied in a single audit How the auditor obtains an understanding of controls over compliance and then tests the effectiveness of those controls in a single audit How the auditor plans and performs tests of compliance in a single audit The identification and reporting of control and compliance findings

Not-for-Profit Organizations Conference

Jun 22nd 8:30am - Jun 23rd 12:15pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Risk-Based Audit Standards

Jun 23rd 8:45am - 4:30pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Risk assessment process and procedures  Audit planning and strategy  Internal control environment  Risk assessment audit standards  AI basics, applications and practical uses  Audit procedures to mitigate risk  Materiality and tolerable misstatement considerations  Documentation, communication and best practices  Linked and tailored audit procedures

FASB and AICPA Update

Jun 24th 8:45am - 4:30pm

Online

8.00 Credits

This program focuses on all things the accounting professional should be aware of including:  Accounting standard updates (ASUs)  FASB projects  Audit service issues  ARSC initiatives, preparation, compilation and review updates, and initiatives  AICPA activities and profession update

Going Concern Accounting and Reporting Considerations in the COVID-19 Environment (Morning Session II)

Jun 25th 10:35am - 12:15pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Current FASB accounting standards related to going concern, including the new requirements of ASU 2014-15 Evaluating risk of material misstatement in financial reports related to improper presentation and disclosure of going concern uncertainty The responsibility of an independent accountant for evaluating going concern uncertainty under various levels of engagement to perform attest and nonattest services New requirements of SAS No. 132 and SSARS No. 24 related to an auditor's responsibility for considering going concern uncertainty

Surgent's Advanced Audits of 401(k) Plans: Best Practices and Current Developments

Jun 25th 9:00am - 5:00pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Annual update of the changes affecting 401(k) plans Compliance issues associated with eligibility and enrollments, remittances, lack of oversight, compensation, vesting, etc. Best practices for engagement planning, internal controls, risk assessment, and detailed testing How to avoid common mistakes made while performing audit procedures Plan mergers and acquisitions Common audit reporting and disclosure issues The new audit standard for employee benefit plans Instructor Name: Melissa Critcher, CPA, PC

Accounting for Expenses in a NFP (Morning Session)

Jun 28th 10:35am - 12:15pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Expense reporting  Natural and functional expense reporting

Preparation, Compilation, and Review Engagements: Update and Review (Afternoon Session)

Jun 28th 12:45pm - 4:30pm

Online

4.00 Credits

Overview of preparation, compilation, and review guidance  Accounting and reporting issues  Current practice issues  Common deficiencies in peer reviews  Current and future standard setting projects

Current and Upcoming FASB Issues (Morning Session 1)

Jun 30th 8:45am - 10:25am

Online

2.00 Credits

Recently issued ASUs, including broad and narrow topics  Current FASB exposure draft and projects  Private company financial reporting  Other important accounting matters

Current Audit Environment and ASB Activity (Morning Session 2)

Jun 30th 10:35am - 12:15pm

Online

2.00 Credits

Environment and implications affecting audit planning and risk assessment  Key changes in recently issued Statements on Auditing Standards and exposure drafts  Recently issued auditing interpretations  Recently issued SSAEs and proposed changes

Surgent's Advanced Audits of 401(k) Plans: Best Practices and Current Developments

Jul 23rd 9:00am - 5:00pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Annual update of the changes affecting 401(k) plans Compliance issues associated with eligibility and enrollments, remittances, lack of oversight, compensation, vesting, etc. Best practices for engagement planning, internal controls, risk assessment, and detailed testing How to avoid common mistakes made while performing audit procedures Plan mergers and acquisitions Common audit reporting and disclosure issues The new audit standard for employee benefit plans Instructor Name: Melissa Critcher, CPA, PC

Advanced Audits of 401(k) Plans: Best Practices and Current Developments

Nov 15th 9:00am - 4:30pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Annual update of the changes affecting 401(k) plans  Compliance issues associated with eligibility and enrollments, remittances, lack of oversight, compensation, vesting, etc.  Best practices for engagement planning, internal controls, risk assessment, and detailed testing  How to avoid common mistakes made while performing audit procedures  Plan mergers and acquisitions  Common audit reporting and disclosure issues  The new audit standard for employee benefit plans

FASB and AICPA Update

Nov 16th 8:45am - 4:30pm

Rocky Hill

8.00 Credits

This program focuses on all things the accounting professional should be aware of including:  Accounting standard updates (ASUs)  FASB projects  Audit service issues  ARSC initiatives, preparation, compilation and review updates, and initiatives  AICPA activities and profession update

FASB and AICPA Update (Livestream)

Nov 16th 8:45am - 4:30pm

Online

8.00 Credits

This program focuses on all things the accounting professional should be aware of including:  Accounting standard updates (ASUs)  FASB projects  Audit service issues  ARSC initiatives, preparation, compilation and review updates, and initiatives  AICPA activities and profession update

Advanced Auditing of HUD-Assisted Projects

Nov 18th 8:45am - 4:30pm

Online

8.00 Credits

HUD audit environment  Audit standards for audits of HUD-assisted projects  Fieldwork standards for audits of the HUD-assisted projects  Audits of HUD-regulated lenders  Reporting standards for audits of HUD-assisted projects  Annual financial statement requirements  Mortgagees

Surgent's Annual Accounting and Auditing Update

Jan 5th 9:00am - 5:00pm

Online

8.00 Credits

Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates, PCC Update and items on the FASB's Technical Agenda Leases -- Topic 842 Financial accounting and reporting considerations related to Going Concern Recently issued SASs and other AICPA activity SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification and other recently issued SSARS Peer review and other audit quality issues Other important A&A practice matters Instructor Name: Richard Daisley, CPA