Focus on the theory behind audits, reviews, compilations, and financial statement preparation engagements. Understanding the "why" behind the procedures, new staff will be prepared for all types of engagements
they will perform in their careers.
Award-winning Instructor Kurt Oestriecher will help participants apply these concepts to realistic case scenarios, with a focus on understanding the process rather than the format. In other words, they will know why they are completing a checklist
from a third-party vendor, not just how to complete a checklist.
To enable staff to complete smaller audits, reviews and compilations with minimum supervision and maximum profitability.
- Satisfy client and CPA firm needs
Apply analytical procedures
Conduct small audits
Perform review service engagements
Draft financial statements and footnotes
Improve corporate tax knowledge
Designed For: Staff with 1-2 years of experience
Meet the Speaker
Kurt Oestriecher, CPA
Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA
Kurt G. Oestriecher, CPA is a partner with Oestriecher & Company, CPAs of Alexandria, Louisiana and has been with the firm since graduating from The University of Louisiana in 1986 with a BBA in Accounting. He is partner in charge of accounting
and auditing services, and is also involved in litigation support and small business consulting engagements.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA), and served as President of the LCPA in 2002–2003. He is currently chair of the LCPA Professional
Ethics Committee, and has chaired the Louisiana Accounting and Auditing Conference Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Budget Committee, and Nominating Committee.
Kurt served a four-year term on the Accounting and Review Services Committee of the AICPA from 2000-2004, and served a six year term on the AICPA Joint Trial Board from 2005-2011. He also served a three year term as an elected member of AICPA
Council and a one year term as Louisiana’s dedicated Council member.
Kurt was the recipient of the 1998, 2006, and 2010 Outstanding CPE Discussion Leader Award from the LCPA, and was named the Outstanding CPE Discussion Leader for the AICPA for the past 11 consecutive years. He has authored many educational courses
on accounting and auditing topics, including the AICPA “Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors”. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor of Accounting at LSUA and Northwestern State University.