CPE Course Meet Your Next Migraine: Five Critical Issues That Will Confront A&A Public Accountants in 2017

May 18, 2017

12:45pm — 4:30pm

Location Manchester

Member Price $129.50
Non-member Price $179.50

Curriculum Accounting & Audit

Field of Interest Accounting and Auditing

Level Intermediate

Designed For

Practicing CPAs with a need to stay on top of the issues and trends that will affect their practice this year

4.00 credits

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Objective

Standards overload. Confidential data under siege. Uncertain market outlook. Regulatory confusion. Yes, it can all be enough to make you want to take two aspirin and a nap, but understanding the forces affecting your A&A public practice is critical to success in today’s complex and rapidly changing market. In this session we will tackle pressing issues at a ‘need to know’ level and then discuss the practical implications. You will come away armed with the ‘big picture.’ Preparedness is half the battle, so do not miss this critical
briefing.

• Be able to identify the major standards and regulation-related changes that will confront A&A public accountants in their practice
this year
• Understand current and emerging challenges and risks as identified in the leading industry surveys

Highlights

• Accounting standards update: High-level rundown of major standards changes effective this year with a focus on practical implications
• Cybersecurity and ID theft update: What all CPAs should know about the current threats and scams to keep their personal, firm,
and client data secure
• Roundup of other current and emerging challenges and threats as identified in the leading industry surveys, with implications and
discussion of responsive strategies

Instructors

Jeffrey Lieman CPA

Jeff Lieman is currently a Chief Examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration where he is responsible for solvency examination of Maryland Domestic Insurance companies and concurrently heads his own local consulting firm in Owings Mills, MD. Jeff's previous experience has included serving as a Director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered where he developed two new niche areas for the firm and supervised numerous audit service engagements. Jeff trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration and consulting and provided training services on a national level to other organizations. He reviewed numerous accounting systems and assisted in the selection and implementation of automated systems, helped develop policies and procedures for technology usage, work paper development, administrative procedures and other office policies, and also provided Peer Review Services (SEC section). Jeff also served as a Senior Manager with KPMG/Baltimore. At KPMG he maintained client relations, marketed audit, tax and consulting services, and managed audit related services for publicly traded and privately held entities. His clients included real estate ventures, printing and publishing companies, electronic manufacturers, wholesale distributors, retail stores, financial institutions, construction contractors, Governmental units, and various nonprofit organizations. Mr. Lieman has been a national trainer for KPMG where he developed training materials for staff and instructors and is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various technology and accounting topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.close

Prerequisites

Developer

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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