Webcast: Audit Workpapers: Documenting Field Work (XACL4DFW18)
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Workpapers are the building blocks for an audit. If relevant details are not listed in the workpapers, the manager and partner might not know about them or consider their ramifications. Everyone knows a poorly prepared workpaper is a time-waster, for the preparer, for the reviewer and for the partner, so proper workpaper preparation is critical. In this webcast you will learn the basics of workpaper preparation—form and content—to make sure everything significant is properly documented.

 Export to Your Calendar 1/19/2018
When: 01/19/2018
8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1406925:37BD1AB43DB1B970C5A3F80D2403FE2A
United States
Presenter: Jennifer Elder


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Acronym XACL4DFW18
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
A&A
Level Basic
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $159
CPA Non-Members $199

*The member rate applies to LCPA members, other state CPA society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

Workpapers are the building blocks for an audit. If relevant details are not listed in the workpapers, the manager and partner might not know about them or consider their ramifications. Everyone knows a poorly prepared workpaper is a time-waster, for the preparer, for the reviewer and for the partner, so proper workpaper preparation is critical. In this webcast you will learn the basics of workpaper preparation—form and content—to make sure everything significant is properly documented.

Objectives

  • Apply basic standards regarding workpaper documentation and proper workpaper technique

Major Topics

  • Essential components of a workpaper
  • Preparing and maintaining workpapers
  • Different types of workpapers
  • Documenting audit tests
  • Workpaper critique
  • Improving workpaper technique

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