|Full time Accounting Educator:||-152.00|
This course will enable practitioners to understand and apply the AICPA “clarification” auditing standards. Further, this course will provide guidance on how to perform an effective, efficient, and profitable audit engagement that is in compliance with the standards. The course is loaded with practical practice aids to help enable participants to comply with the standards. Troublesome areas as identified in peer reviews and litigation will be covered. Participants who take this course will enjoy a smooth sailing in their peer reviews…guaranteed!
Note: Title change effective October 2021. Changed from: “Auditing Standards: The Best Annual Update and Review of the AICPA Auditing Standards by Walter Haig”
- AICPA auditing standards issued during the 18-month period prior to the program
- The new SAS 134 audit reports
- How to fulfill responsibility to detect fraud under AU-C Section 240
- How to assess risk of material misstatements under AU-C Section 315
- How to help clients fulfill their responsibility to design, implement and maintain their internal controls
- Common deficiencies in audit engagements
- How to perform profitable audits
Walter J. Haig II, CPA, owns his own CPA firm in Creston, Washington. His experience is extensive in auditing, accounting and advisory services to family-owned businesses. He is also a highly regarded consultant in cases involving accountant's malpractice. Haig lectures nationally in the areas of auditing, accounting, compilation and review services, personal financial statements, forecasts and projections, and personal financial planning. His skills as an instructor have won him the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award five times and the Washington Society of CPA's Highest Rated Instructor Award six times. The Washington Society of CPA's Discussion Leader of the Year Award was named in his honor in 1990. He has been rated as the best instructor of auditing and accounting courses in more than a dozen states. In addition, he was one of the highest rated presenters at six of the AICPA annual National Auditing and Technical Symposiums. Haig is the author of eight highly rated continuing professional education courses that are presently being utilized on a national basis.
Haig has served on various AICPA and Washington Society of CPA's task forces and committees in the areas of auditing, personal financial planning and continuing education. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Colorado.