2021 Audit and Attestation Update

Learning objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

•Describe the requirements of recently issued generally accepted auditing standards related to audit reports, related parties, significant and unusual transactions, materiality, auditing accounting estimates, and more

•List proposed changes to the SASs, including quality management, risk assessment, and more

•Describe recently issued SSAEs for attestation engagements related to materiality, agreed-upon procedures, and direct examinations

•Explain the impact of SSARS No. 25 on the preparation of financial statements, compilations, and review engagements

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Instructor bio

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 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. Jennifer started her career in Audit for Deloitte & Touche LLP. Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a B.B.A.-Accounting.

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