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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:00 AM

APA Hotel Woodbridge120 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830

CPE Credits

  • 8.00 CPE Credits in AA


  • $299.00 - Member
  • $399.00 - Non Member

AICPA members receive a discount of $30 for this event.

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This course focuses on areas that may need special attention in a single audit. Increase your knowledge regarding these areas found in single audits and Yellow Book engagements using simulated case studies and practice exercises with lessons for today’s issues. These case studies and practice exercises are based on the Yellow Book and the Uniform Guidance and will assist you in avoiding common mistakes and recognizing deficiencies before it’s too late.

Designed For

Auditors performing single audits and internal financial staff of governmental and not-for-profit entities.


  • Identify issues related to engagement letters
  • Analyze the requirements of continuing professional education under the Yellow Book CPE rule
  • Compare key points concerning the GAGAS Independence Framework to related issues
  • Identify considerations for major program determination
  • Determine the process of drafting an audit finding
  • Differentiate auditee and auditor responsibilities related to the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA) and potential problem areas in SEFA presentation
  • Choose the reporting requirements of a single audit


  • Engagement letters
  • Management representation letters
  • Yellow Book continuing professional education
  • The GAO and Independence
  • Major program determination
  • Abuse
  • Fraud risk factors
  • Audit sampling
  • Documentation
  • Drafting findings
  • Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA)
  • Reporting requirements


Experience in the Yellow Book and OMB environment.

Advance Preparation


Additional Notes

  • *AICPA members deduct an additional $30 from applicable price.
  • Qualifies for Yellow Book.

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John D'Amico

John D'Amico, CPA
Surgent Professional Education

John D'Amico, a Director with Marks Paneth LLP in New York City, New York, has over 20 years of experience in providing audit, accounting, and consulting services to not-for-profit organizations and governmental agencies. His areas of expertise include OMB A-133 audits, government auditing standards, cost allocations, and internal controls. He has authored articles and conducted workshops and numerous seminars on not-for-profit topics, including OMB A-133 requirements. Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Mr. D'Amico worked at a Big 4 firm and other regional accounting firms. He has audited a significant number of not-for-profit clients, including higher education, social service agencies, religious organizations, professional organizations, and foundations. The majority of these organizations were government-funded agencies. Mr. D'Amico received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science degree in Accounting from Pace University. He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is licensed to practice in the state of New York.

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