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Surgent's Audit Skills Training: Level 2 – Staff Accountant- Consecutive 2-Day Course (2AUD)

  • 08/01/2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 2AUD-2019-01-WEBNR-213-01

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Level 2 prepares less-experienced staff for assuming a greater level of responsibility on engagements. Once staff have “gotten their feet wet” by participating on a few engagements, this course will help auditors thoughtfully reflect on their experiences, and help to take basic knowledge to the next level. This course will include many real-life case studies for common audit areas assigned to staff in the first year.

Objectives:
• Perform effective and efficient compilations and reviews
• Describe the fundamentals of strong analytical procedures on an audit 
• Explain the fundamentals of sampling for attribute testing and substantive purposes
• Perform high quality audit procedures for common audit areas in nonpublic entities
• Discuss the financial statement drafting and issuance process, including significant elements of the auditor's report
• Be familiar with the results of the numerous case studies, exercises, and illustrations that reinforce key learning points throughout the course

Topics Discussed:
Each module includes a lecture followed by in-class group case studies and activities. In this two-day course, the following two-hour modules will be presented:

Day 1:
• Compilations and reviews: Performing effective and efficient compilations and reviews
• A/R and revenue: Auditing accounts receivable, including external confirmation requirements
• Property, plant, and equipment: Auditing PPE, including leases
• Inventory: Auditing basic inventory - performing physical inventory observations  

Day 2: 
• A/P, accrued expenses, and debt: Auditing liabilities, including debt classification and covenants
• Analytical procedures: Analytical procedure fundamentals used in an audit
• Sampling: Audit sampling fundamentals
• Financial statement reporting: Financial statement drafting and reporting fundamentals 

Designed for: Staff accountants with 4-12 months of audit experience
Level: Basic
Instructor: Jen Louis, CPA
CPE Credits: 8
Area of Study: Auditing (Technical) (8)
Prerequisite: None


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