Webcast: Yellow Book Financial Audits (WBEOYB315)
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Do you perform engagements in accordance with the Yellow Book? This course provides an excellent baseline of information to accountants in understanding governmental auditing. It is essential that all auditors planning and conducting audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS, GAS, or simply the “Yellow Book”) understand and be able to discern key concepts and standards accordingly in executing their responsibilities.

8/26/2015
When: 08/26/2015
12:00 PM until 3:30 PM
Where: Webcast
Presenter: Lynda M. Dennis CPA, CGFO, PhD


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Registration Fees
Members $149
Non-Members $199

CPE: 4 hours
Level: Basic
Vendor: AICPA
Category: Government & Nonprofit
Prerequisites: None
Advanced prep: None

Who should attend: Gov't auditors and public accts. planning/conducting audits in accordance with Gov't Auditing Stds.

Qualifies for Yellow Book

Do you perform engagements in accordance with the Yellow Book? This course provides an excellent baseline of information to accountants in understanding governmental auditing. It is essential that all auditors planning and conducting audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS, GAS, or simply the “Yellow Book”) understand and be able to discern key concepts and standards accordingly in executing their responsibilities.

Objectives

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Readily understand the key changes contained in the most recent Yellow Book revision related to financial audits.
  • Apply Yellow Book requirements related to CPE, independence, and peer review.
  • Comply with general, field work, and reporting requirements related to Yellow Book financial audits.
Topics
  • Foundation and ethical principles of government auditing
  • Standards for use and application of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) ("Yellow Book")
  • Financial audits, performance audits, attestation engagements and nonaudit services provided by audit organizations
  • General standards
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Standards for attestation engagements
  • Latest developments
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