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Monday, November 16, 2020 Webcast

Compilations, Reviews, and Preparations: Engagement Performance and Annual Update (E2011171)

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST

Registration: 8:30 AM EST

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8.0 CPE Credits in AA

OVERVIEW

Specifically designed for preparation, compilation, and review practitioners and their staff, this course will provide you with a comprehensive review and hands-on application for performing financial statement preparation, compilation and review engagements. You will learn the ins and outs of SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification. The course will also cover the changes that have occurred with the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22 and 23 with regard to compilation of pro forma financial information engagements, engagements on prospective financial information, as well as in other areas relevant to SSARS No. 21 engagements. Lastly, the course will perform a detailed review of the key provisions of the recently issued SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018. Not only will this course bring you up to date on SSARSs requirements and guidance, but more importantly, it will provide you with practical examples and illustrations to help you effectively and efficiently perform these types of engagements. This course is intended to be your go-to reference for training your staff and managing your SSARS Nos. 21-24 services in compliance with professional, ethical and technical requirements.

This course features a live instructor and has been specifically designed for the NJCPA.

DESIGNED FOR

Accounting practitioners and their staff performing and managing compilation and review engagement services.

BENEFITS

  • Understand, apply SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification
  • Be familiar with changes due to the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22, 23 and 24
  • Be familiar with compilation and review program examples and disclosure illustrations
  • Identify and apply compilation, preparation and review procedures
  • Be aware of the most recent compilation and review reports and other communications
  • Utilize hands-on examples and illustrations to increase your overall understanding and application of the material

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification, and updates due to the issuance of SSARS No. 23, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services
  • SSARS No. 22, Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information
  • SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018
  • Proposed changes to the SSARS
  • Sample comprehensive engagement work programs for preparation, compilation and review engagements
  • Reporting and disclosure illustrations for each level of service, including attesting on personal financial statements, prescribed form, special purpose framework and other engagement variations
  • Other communication requirements, such as sample engagement letters and management representation letters

COURSE LEVEL

Update

PREREQUISITES

Experience in performing and managing compilation and review engagements.

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Course materials are distributed electronically. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.

INSTRUCTOR

Jeffrey Lieman

Jeffrey Lieman, CPA

AICPA/Professional Development Institute

Mr. Lieman currently heads his own consulting firm, Lieman Associates LLC, in Owings Mills, Maryland. He provides consulting services, contractual assistance services, and training to CPAs, their firms, and their clients. He is recognized nationally as a lecturer for various accounting, auditing, and technology topics and has been quoted in various trade journals. Since 2016, he has received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills. Mr. Lieman's previous experience included serving as the chief financial examiner for the Maryland Insurance Administration and being a director for Ellin & Tucker, Chartered. He trained staff in many areas of accounting, administration, and consulting. He also served as a senior manager and national trainer with KPMG in Baltimore, Maryland where he developed training materials for staff and instructors. He was elected Chairman of the Year by the Maryland Association of CPAs for chairmanship of the Computer Resources Committee.

PRICING

$389.00 - Non Member

$289.00 - Member

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