Webcast: Surgent's Advanced Concepts in SSARS 21 and Nonattest Services: (XSSS212118)
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This course contains many case studies to reinforce best practices for managing the accounting, reporting, and performance issues associated with the attest services of compilations and reviews where reports are issued, as well as the SSARS 21 preparation of financial statements service and other nonattest engagements.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/2/2018
When: 06/02/2018
8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
SURGENT
SS21-2018-01-WEBNR-153-01
Louisiana
United States
Presenter: Jen Louis, CPA


Online registration is available until: 5/31/2018
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Acronym XSSS21218
CPE 8 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
A&A
Level Advanced
Prerequisite Experience with performing non-audit services
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Registration Fees
Members* $239
CPA Non-Members $339

*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
Practitioners that provide non-audit services must strike the right balance between complying with relevant professional and regulatory standards, providing value-added client service, and mitigating litigation and other practice management risks. This course contains many case studies to reinforce best practices for managing the accounting, reporting, and performance issues associated with the attest services of compilations and reviews where reports are issued, as well as the SSARS 21 preparation of financial statements service and other nonattest engagements.

Objectives

  • Describe practice management risks associated with non-audit services
  • Properly apply relevant professional standards and regulations for non-audit services to minimize litigation and peer review risk
  • Leverage information obtained on engagements to enhance the quality of client service
  • Be familiar with the numerous illustrations, examples, and exercises related to practical guidance to implement important key learning points

Major Topics

  • Navigating the impact of SSARS Nos. 21, 22, and 23 without risking noncompliance with professional and ethical requirements
  • Preventing malpractice claims related to nonattest accounting services
  • Identifying and safeguarding independence threats when issuing attest reports
  • Establishing an understanding with the client regarding non-audit services
  • Defining the varying levels of responsibility for accountants performing non-audit services
  • Performing compilations and reviews effectively and efficiently, including nature and extent of documentation considerations
  • Practice performing analytical review procedures appropriately, including developing proper advance expectations for review engagements
  • Properly considering going concern, subsequent events, and other disclosure matters
  • Common issues related to peer reviews, including recurring reporting problems
  • Applying financial analysis best practices to help your clients better interpret their financial results

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