Webcast: Yellow Book Financial Audits (XACL4EOYB118)
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This webcast provides an excellent baseline of information for accountants in understanding the requirements related to performing an audit under the Yellow Book. It is essential that all auditors planning and conducting financial 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.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/5/2018
When: 06/05/2018
8:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1591399:A6B493C19D6CA07D5750D8B6F6C7CE0A
Louisiana
United States
Presenter: Lynda M. Dennis, CPA, CGFO, PhD


Online registration is available until: 6/3/2018
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Acronym XACL4EOYB118
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
A&A
Level Basic
Prerequisite None
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? Yes
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

Do you perform financial statement audits in accordance with the Yellow Book? This webcast provides an excellent baseline of information for accountants in understanding the requirements related to performing an audit under the Yellow Book. It is essential that all auditors planning and conducting financial 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 webcast you will be able to:

  • Recall the concepts and guidance found in the Yellow Book:
  • Recognize Yellow Book requirements related to CPE, independence, and peer review.
  • Identify the additional requirements for performing a financial statement audit under Government Auditing Standards.
  • Recognize the additional reporting requirements for financial audits.

Major Topics

  • Foundation and ethical principles of government auditing
  • Standards for use and application of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) (“Yellow Book”)
  • General standards
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Compliance audits under the Uniform Guidance

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