Applying the Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits


Does a single audit have you running in circles? This course provides you with the knowledge to be more efficient and effective at planning and performing audits in accordance with the requirements of the Uniform Guidance and the Single Audit Act. Make sure your skills are up-to-date with the latest information in this challenging audit area. This course is recommended learning to support the Intermediate Single Audit Certificate. TOPICS DISCUSSED • Introduction to single audits • Identifying federal assistance and determining major programs • Understanding, assessing and testing internal control • Testing compliance with federal statutes and regulations and applicable compliance requirements • Auditor reporting in a Uniform Guidance compliance audit • Program-specific audits • Considerations related to implementing the Uniform Guidance requirements

Learning Objectives
  1. Analyze the relationship of the Single Audit Act and the OMB Uniform Guidance.
  2. Identify fundamental auditee and auditor responsibilities related to a compliance audit of federal awards.
  3. Determine major federal programs.
  4. Determine the requirements of the single audit as it relates to understanding internal control, assessing the level of control risk, and testing the effectiveness of internal control relative to federal awards.
  5. Identify the single audit requirements for testing compliance with federal statutes and regulations and the applicable compliance requirements relative to major federal programs.
  6. Select reporting requirements.
  7. Identify the audit and reporting requirements for program-specific audits.
  8. Apply the types of guidance and requirements found in the Uniform Guidance, including cost principles for federal awards.
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Nonprofit / Not-For-Profit
CPE Field of Study
Auditing Governmental*
Who Should Attend
Auditors performing single audit engagements, internal financial staff (government) & not-for-profit
Diane Edelstein
Online Course
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Dec 28, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Total CPE Credits
Diane Edelstein


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Applying the Uniform Guidance in Your Single Audits

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