CPE Course A Complete Guide to the New Yellow Book

November 12, 2019

8:30am — 4:15pm

Location Manchester

Member Price $279.00
Non-member Price $379.00

Curriculum Accounting & Audit, Yellow Book

Field of Interest Auditing, Government (General), Yellow Book

Level Beginning

Designed For

Auditors performing Yellow Book engagements

8.00 credits

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Objective

The Yellow Book has been revised! This course will equip you with a comprehensive knowledge of the new Yellow Book requirements and increase your confidence and proficiency in performing Yellow Book audits. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative and innovative format including over 20 focused exercises on key practice issues.

  • Thoroughly understand the requirements of the new Yellow Book and how they relate to the AICPA and single audit requirements    
  • Excel in the Yellow Book auditing arena    
  • Save time and stress on Yellow Book engagements via in-depth knowledge of the requirements

Highlights

  • When is the auditor required to follow the Yellow Book (a.k.a., Government Auditing Standards, or GAGAS)?    
  • How the Yellow Book requirements relate to generally accepted auditing standards and the single audit requirements    
  • The different types of Yellow Book audit and attestation engagements that auditors may be called upon to perform    
  • The Yellow Book standards related to the qualifications of the auditor (i.e., requirements related to independence, CPE, peer review, and more)    
  • The Yellow Book requirements related to the performance of and reporting on a financial audit    
  • The Yellow Book requirements related to attestation engagements (i.e., examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures engagements) and performance audits

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

Basic audit knowledge

Developer

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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