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Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Live Webcast

The New Yellow Book: Staying Compliant With Government Auditing Standards (E2108141)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT

Registration: 8:00 AM EDT

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8.0 CPE Credits in AA

OVERVIEW

This course, based on Government Auditing Standards, is essential for auditors performing Yellow Book audits and provides an excellent baseline of information as it relates to understanding Yellow Book requirements and application guidance. It also provides detailed information that all auditors planning and conducting engagements in accordance with the Yellow Book need to understand to be able to discern the requirements related to independence. This course will increase your knowledge of the requirements and application guidance related to ethics, standards for financial audits, attestation engagements, performance audits, and more.

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

DESIGNED FOR

Government auditors and public accountants that will be planning or conducting engagements in accordance with Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision ("Yellow Book")

BENEFITS

  • Identify the guidance found in Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision.
  • Recognize the relationship between GAS and other professional standards.
  • Recognize the Yellow Book guidance regarding independence as found in Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision.
  • Identify the Yellow Book requirements for financial statement audits, attestation engagements, and performance audits.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Foundation and principles for government auditing
  • General requirements for complying with GAGAS
  • Ethics, independence, and professional judgment
  • Competence and CPE
  • Quality control and peer review
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Standards for attestation and review engagements
  • Fieldwork and reporting standards for performance audits

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Philip Marciano

Philip Marciano, CPA, CGFM

Senior Manager

Marks Paneth LLP

Phil Marciano, CPA, is a Senior Manager within the Professional Standards Group at Marks Paneth LLP. He specializes in the quality reviews of audits of governments and nonprofit organizations, including Uniform Guidance (formerly OMB A-133) audits. The Professional Standards Group is responsible for monitoring quality control as mandated by professional standards. Specifically, he is part of a team that reviews all attest engagements, provides consultation on accounting and attestation matters, tests and monitors the firm’s quality review policies and procedures, and develops and delivers training material related to accounting and auditing standards, ethics and industry-specific matters.

Prior to joining Marks Paneth, Mr. Marciano gained several years’ experience with a mid-sized CPA firm on Long Island, providing accounting and auditing services to his clients within the government, education and nonprofit arenas. His experience includes engagements involving audit, attest and assurance services, Government Auditing Standards, Uniform Guidance, risk assessments, and internal control studies. He has led training seminars for his clients and professional staff on various topics. He has given seminars on behalf of the New York State Government Finance Officers Association, New York State Association of School Business Officials, and the Institute of Internal Auditors (Long Island Chapter) on various subjects including governmental and nonprofit accounting/auditing. Mr. Marciano is also an instructor for the AICPA.

PRICING

$289.00 - Member

$439.00 - Nonmember

AICPA members receive a discount of $30 for this event.

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COURSE DEVELOPER

American Institute of CPAs

Qualifies For

  • Yellow Book