After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Describe the scope and nature of Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).
- Explain independence, competency and other general requirements.
- Discuss the differences in an auditor's responsibilities on a financial statement audit under Government Auditing Standards compared to generally accepted auditing standards (the SASs).
- Describe the special reporting and communication requirements of any Yellow Book engagement.
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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