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Monday, November 2, 2020 Webcast

K2's Small Business Internal Controls, Security, and Fraud Prevention and Detection (E2011033)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 8:00 AM EST

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4.0 CPE Credits in AA
4.0 CPE Credits in CS

OVERVIEW

For small organizations, maintaining an effective system of internal controls presents a significant challenge. In this seminar, you will learn technology-focused techniques for preventing and detecting fraud as well as securing information systems and sensitive data.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs in public practice providing services to small businesses. CPAs in private industry employed by small businesses. For small organizations, maintaining an effective system of internal controls presents a significant challenge.

BENEFITS

  • Learn how to evaluate, develop, and implement an effective internal control structure in a small business environment
  • Identify how to assess risk in smaller organizations and how to implement preventive, detective, deterrent, and compensating controls to mitigate these risks, even in the absence of proper segregation of duties
  • By participating in this program, you will learn technology-focused techniques for preventing and detecting fraud as well as securing information systems and sensitive data
  • Benefit from the case studies used in class in which theoretical concepts are implemented and demonstrated in leading small business accounting software programs, such as QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online, Sage 50/Peachtree, Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Sage 100
  • Learn the necessary insights and tools to design, implement, and monitor effective internal controls, security, and anti-fraud measures in small organizations.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cite internal control fundamentals
  • Recognize common small business control deficiencies and issues
  • Identify the differences between accounting and administrative controls
  • Describe the purpose of general controls
  • Identify relevant internal control procedures over revenues, cash, purchasing, payables, payroll, inventory, and fixed assets
  • Recognize how to utilize technology tools to prevent and detect occupational fraud
  • Identify opportunities to enhance security over information systems and sensitive data
  • Define alternative control procedures

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

Basic understanding of internal controls and accounting and administrative processes in smaller organizations.

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • This is not a hands-on course.

Course materials will be distributed electronically and we're passing the savings along to you. All 8-hour seminar pricing has been reduced by $20. To access, visit your My Events page. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to your seminar. Handouts are added as received.

INSTRUCTOR

Brian Tankersley

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CITP, CGMA

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA, CITP

Brian F. Tankersley, CPA.CITP, CGMA Director of Strategic Relationships, K2 Enterprises Farragut, Tennessee brian@k2e.com Brian Tankersley is a consultant who advises US firms and companies on accounting technology issues. Mr. Tankersley is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses for K2 Enterprises, and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (www.cpatechblog.com). He has also served as the technology editor for a major accounting industry publication. Mr. Tankersley has over 20 years of professional experience, including accounting, auditing, technology, and education, and has been with K2 Enterprises since 2005. Tankersley has been recognized seven times as one of the “Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting Technology” by Cygnus Business Media. Tankersley is also one of the authors of the Accounting Firm Operations and Technology Survey, which has been published annually for the last three years. Brian has made presentations in 46 of the 50 US states and has served as a guest speaker for many professional accounting organizations across Canada. He received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the Tennessee Society of CPAs in 2009 and 2013, and was recognized for writing the Article of the Year for the Tennessee CPA Journal in 2011. Brian has presented sessions at many national conferences, including AICPA TECH+/Practitioners Conference, The Sleeter Group’s Solutions Conference, Sage Insights, CCH Connections, and Thomson Reuters Synergy User Conference. Brian is a certified public accountant (Tennessee), a certified information technology professional (CITP), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He holds bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Finance, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee. Tankersley also maintains numerous vendor software certifications, and is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Brian and his family make their home in Farragut, Tennessee.

PRICING

$289.00 - Member

$389.00 - Non Member

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