Accounting Update 2024

Learning objectives

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

  • Recall the requirements of recently issued generally accepted auditing standards related to auditing estimates, audit evidence, risk assessment, and more.
  • Choose the primary objective of evolving guidance for quality management systems and other professional standards.
  • Recognize the the impact of recent SSARSs on the preparation of financial statements, compilations, and review engagements.
  • Identify recently issued SSAEs for attestation engagements.
  • Discuss recent changes to accounting and financial reporting under U.S. GAAP for both public and nonpublic entities
  • Describe the practical impact of more significant changes, such as leases
  • Explain practical expedients and accounting policy alternatives that may be elected when implementing the changing standards
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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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