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Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Live Webcast

Audit 203: Auditing Accounts Receivable - Common Risks (X2-36529)

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

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2 CPE Credits in AA


Auditing Accounts Receivable - Focusing Procedures for Testing Existence and Valuation will explain tips and best practice techniques for auditing common accounts receivable risks, primarily focusing on existence and valuation. Accounts receivable tends to carry higher risk of material misstatement due to the complexity and subjectivity involved with initial recognition, subsequent measurement, and valuation.


Accountants with responsibilities for auditing accounts receivable


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to...

  • Identify typical audit risks and special audit considerations related to accounts receivable
  • Recall how to tailor a detailed audit plan to assessed risk of material misstatement
  • Evaluate external confirmation responses for propriety
  • Evaluate allowance for doubtful accounts for proper valuation


The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Typical risks of material misstatement related to accounts receivable
  • Practice tailoring the detailed audit plan to the assessed risk of material misstatement
  • Overview of more complex issues, such as methods for converting accounts receivable to cash
  • External confirmation audit considerations, including evaluating responses for propriety
  • Evaluating the valuation of accounts receivable








Jennifer Louis

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA


Emergent Solutions Group

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA has over 25 years of experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success. In 2003, she founded Emergent Solutions Group, LLC, where she focuses her energy on designing and delivering high-quality, practical, and engaging accounting and auditing training. She was most recently Director of Audit Product Development at Surgent Professional Education, and prior to that served as Executive Vice President/Director of Training Services at AuditWatch, Inc., a highly-respected training and audit process consulting firm. Before joining AuditWatch, Jennifer was the Financial/Operational Audit Manager at AARP. At the start of her professional career, Jennifer was an Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she frequently served as a local and national instructor. Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a BBA-Accounting. Besides loving life on the lake with her husband in Charlotte, NC, she enjoys hiking with her little dog Frodo Beggins, and savoring any precious moments spent with her two young adult boys