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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:00 AM

Ramada Plaza Hotel and Conference Center Cranbury - South Brunswick390 Forsgate Drive, Exit 8A,
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
609-655-4775

CPE Credits

  • 8.00 CPE Credits in AA

Pricing

  • $279.00 - Member
  • $379.00 - Non Member

Course Developer

Qualifies For

  • Yellow Book
Don’t join the growing list of accounting professionals in trouble. Discuss the accounting “stories” behind more than 40 famous financial statement frauds, such as Fannie Mae, McAfee, Parmalat, Tyco, Waste Management and WorldCom. Hear about deceptive accounting practices and the warning signs of problems in areas such as revenue recognition, related parties, significant estimates, capital items versus expenses, choices among accounting methods, and improper activity to evade taxes.

Designed For

Practitioners in public practice and in industry.

Benefits

  • Identify creative accounting practices used to deceive financial statement users
  • Identify those risk characteristics normally associated with fraudulent financial reporting
  • Emphasize improper revenue recognition practices and techniques to identify them

Highlights

  • Back to the basics - U.S. GAAP revisited
  • Live cases dealing with improper revenue recognition and other misleading practices
  • Determining when revenue is real
  • Related parties and other off-balance sheet schemes
  • Reserves, accruals and writedowns, and asset impairments
  • Significant estimates
  • Capitalized assets and inventory
  • Fair value abuses

Prerequisites

None

Advance Preparation

Basic familiarity with accounting standards.

Additional Notes

  • Qualifies for Yellow Book.

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James Newhard

James J. Newhard, CPA
Loscalzo Associates, Ltd.

James J. Newhard, CPA, licensed as a CPA in Pennsylvania, is a discussion leader for Loscalzo Associates Ltd. and an established CPA practitioner with 37 years of practice in public accounting. Jim spent over 7 years of public practice with a regional and national CPA firm in their A&A departments. Subsequent to that, Jim established his own firm, James J. Newhard, CPA, in December 1986, committed to a focus on small business entrepreneurs, individuals, and not-for-profit organizations, and providing a variety of tax (preparation, planning, and controversy), accounting (review, compilation, and QuickBooks Pro-Advisor), business analytics and attestations, and advisory services to individuals, small-to-medium sized businesses, not-for-profit entities, estates, and trusts. Jim is a member of the AICPA (including PCPS and Tax Section) and serves on the FRF for SMEs task force. He is also a long-time, very active and involved member of the PICPA, including many years of leadership in the Greater Philadelphia Chapter, including serving as Chapter President (2006–2007). He was the recipient of the Volunteer Service Award (2009) and the Champion Service Award (2012). Jim serves on several PICPA statewide committees, including the Committee on Accounting and Auditing Procedures, CPA Image Enhancement, Member Services, State & Local Taxation (as well as the Act 32 Task Force), and Legislation. At the Philadelphia Chapter level, Jim serves on the Committee on Local Taxation & Legislation Committee, Federal Tax, Member Services, and the Accounting & Assurance Committee. Jim serves as a member of PICPA Council (2015-2017), and serves on the Future of Education task force. Additionally, he now serves as the editor of the Accounting & Auditing column for the Pennsylvania CPA Journal (previously editor for practitioner’s column), has authored several columns and features, and has provided PICPA webinars on both PA local taxation and A&A update. With a career-long focus on practitioner services and the essential client services, Jim serves as discussion leader for Loscalzo Associates in compilation and review, practitioner financial reporting and standards issues and updates (including revenue and leasing), tax matters programs, professional ethics (financial statement and circular 230 tax), Special Purpose Framework Financial Reporting, Financial Reporting Framework for SMEs, FASB and AICPA Update, and workpaper considerations and issues.

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