The construction industry comes with many advanced accounting standards, audit procedures and tax issues, making construction contractor engagements inherently riskier than similar engagements. Learn about some of the most pervasive issues in the industry and how to identify and manage the risks inherent with construction contractor engagements.
Practitioners and financial professionals in the construction industry.
- Apply accounting and financial reporting standards to complex situations involving construction contractors
- Evaluate and perform audit processes to avoid common deficiencies in construction engagements
- Identify tax compliance issues unique to the construction industry
- Contractor internal controls
- Fraud and the contractor
- Joint venture accounting
- Contractor’s benchmarks
- Cash management for the contractor
- Construction cost allocations
- Assisting the financially troubled contractor
- Audit risks
- Deferred income taxes
- Tax planning and AMT
- Look-back method
Previous experience in the construction industry.
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William I. Eskin, CPA
AICPA/Professional Development Institute
William (Bill) I. Eskin, CPA, is very active in the accounting, auditing, tax, and fraud investigation fields in general, and the construction and real estate industries in particular, where he may be best known for identifying and proving CPA malpractice. Recently, he has had three books published: “Construction Contractors-Real World Guide to Accounting and Auditing”, Real Estate-Real World Guide to Accounting and Auditing” and “Real Estate Tax Boot Camp”. Previously, Bill had been the Director of Financial Analysis and Investigation for the world’s largest surety group. His professional experience also includes more than 12 years of experience working for various CPA firms where he specialized in construction, real estate, litigation support, and other services. He has been a Discussion Leader for various organizations where he led numerous courses, presentations, and webinars. Bill has been awarded the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award every year for the past 10 years. He has also been a featured speaker at the AICPA National Construction Conference and various state CPA annual conferences.