CPE Course Guide and Update to Compilations, Reviews, and Preparations

November 9, 2020

1:15pm — 4:45pm

Location

Member Price $139.50
Non-member Price $179.50

Curriculum Accounting & Audit

Field of Interest Audit, Compilation, and Review

Level Update

Designed For

Accounting practitioners and their staff performing and managing compilation, preparation, and review engagement services

Objective

Specifically designed for compilation, preparation, and review practitioners and their staff, this course will provide you with an overview, update, and hands-on application for performing compilation, preparation, and review engagements. You will learn the ins and outs of SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification as well as other recent releases from the AICPA. Lastly, the course will perform a detailed review of the key provisions of the recently issued SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018. Lastly, we will review proposed changes to the SSARS in order to conform the guidance to international standards. Not only will this course bring you up to date on SSARSs requirements and guidance, but more importantly, it will provide you with practical examples and illustrations to help you effectively and efficiently perform compilation, preparation, and review engagements.

  • Understand and apply SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification
  • Be familiar with changes due to the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22, 23 and 24
  • Be familiar with preparation, compilation, and review program examples
  • Be aware of the most recent reports and other required communications

Highlights

 

  • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and updates to SSARS No. 21 due to the issuance of SSARS No. 23, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services
  • SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018
  • SSARS No. 22, Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information
  • Comprehensive sample engagement work programs for every level of SSARS No. 21 service
  • Complete illustrations of engagement letters, management representation letter, reporting and other required communications for every level of SSARS No. 21 service
  • Quality issues related to SSARS No. 21 engagements
  • Proposed changes to the SSARS

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 performing and managing compilation, preparation, and review engagements

Developer

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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