New Orleans Chapter: Overview of SSARS Changes and Forms of Engagement Letters (ZZ20NO121919)
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When: Thursday, December 19, 2019
From 6:30 PM until 8:10 PM
Where: University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
Kirschman Hall (New Business School Building) Room 131
New Orleans, Louisiana 
United States
Presenter: Patricia Thibodeau, CPA and Karine Makaryan, CPA

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CPE 2 hours
Category A&A
Level Basic
Acronym ZZ20NO121919
Registration Fees
Members: FREE
Non-Members $20

Non-CPA staff may attend at the member rate.

There have been some significant changes to accounting standards with the issuance of several new SSARS in the last year or two. This program will get you up-to-speed on those changes. Specific topics include:

  • SSARS 21: Preparing financial statements without a compilation engagement
  • SSARS 22: Compilations of proforma financial information
  • SSARS 23: Requirements for known departures in compilation reports and reporting on supplementary information in review reports
  • SSARS 24: New! AR-C Section 100, Special Considerations – International Reporting Issues
  • Forms of Engagement Letters: Preparations, Compilations, and Reviews.

Meet the Speakers

Patricia Thibodeau, CPA
Manager, Audit and Assurance Services
LaPorte CPAs and Business Advisor
Metairie, LA

Patricia "Trish" Thibodeau has been practicing public accounting since 2008. She provides audit and consulting services to a variety of clients, with a focus on the healthcare, public sector, and nonprofit industries. She is a member of LaPorte’s Healthcare Industry and Employee Benefit Plan Services Groups.

Karine Makaryan, CPA
Senior Auditor
LaPorte CPAs and Business Advisors
Metairie, LA

During her public accounting career, Karine Makaryan has performed internal control and financial audits, reviews, and compilations for a variety of industries, including nonprofit, public sector, and for-profit. She began her professional career in 2014. Karine is a member of LaPorte’s Nonprofit Industry and Real Estate Industry Groups.