CPE Course Current Issues in Accounting and Auditing: An Annual Update

November 9, 2020

9:00am — 12:45pm

Location

Member Price $139.50
Non-member Price $179.50

Curriculum Accounting & Audit

Field of Interest Accounting (General), Auditing

Level

Designed For

Accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels desiring to remain up-to-date on recent pronouncements and other standard setters’ activities

Objective

Designed for accounting and attestation practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides an overview of recent accounting, compilation, preparation, review, and attestation matters including: recently issued and proposed Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs); the Lease Accounting – Topic 842; Impairments – Topic 326; an update on the status of Topic 606 implementation; SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification and other new and proposed standards issued by the ARSC; recent AICPA and PCAOB releases; and other important A&A practice matters you should be aware of, including peer review and audit quality.

  • Review recently issued and proposed FASB Accounting Standards Updates
  • Review the FASB’s new lease accounting standard, Topic 842 and Topic 326 on impairments
  • Come up-to-date with matters on the FASB’s technical agenda
  • Understand SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and other recently issued or proposed SSARS
  • Be familiar with new and proposed AICPA and PCAOB releases
  • Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material
  • Highlights

  • Recently issued FASB Accounting Standards Updates and PCC activity
  • Leases -- Topic 842
  • Impairment -- Topic 326
  • Lessons learned from the adoption of Topic 606
  • Other items on the FASB’s Technical Agenda
  • Recently issued SASs and other AICPA and PCAOB 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
  • Instructors

    Robert Bedwell, CPA

    Robert P. Bedwell, CPA is an Audit and Advisory professional with over 36 years of audit and accounting experience. Bob regularly assists clients with a full range of corporate audit and assurance services, including financial statement preparation, auditing, SEC reporting, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, due diligence, financing regulatory compliance, accounting system oversight, internal controls, IFRS conversions, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance advisory, and the independent review of external data.Bob has been a discussion leader on numerous topics for Surgent Professional Education, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as for the firms for which he has worked, and has received high evaluations for his knowledge of topics and presentation skills. Bob received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey, and has also earned a Masters in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Florida, Bob is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has previously served as chairman of the FICPA Accounting Principles and Auditing Standards Committee.close

    Prerequisites

    Experience in accounting and attestation

    Developer

    Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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