Yellow Book Financial Audits

Date: January 8, 2018 Time: 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST Location: Online CPE: 4 Format: Webcast
EVENT DESCRIPTION

Do you perform financial statement audits in accordance with the Yellow Book? This webcast provides an excellent baseline of information for accountants in understanding the requirements related to performing an audit under the Yellow Book. It is essential that all auditors planning and conducting financial audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS, GAS, or simply the “Yellow Book”) understand and be able to discern key concepts and standards accordingly in executing their responsibilities.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Recall the concepts and guidance found in the Yellow Book~
Recognize Yellow Book requirements related to CPE, independence, and peer review~
Identify the additional requirements for performing a financial statement audit under Government Auditing Standards~
Recognize the additional reporting requirements for financial audits~
MAJOR TOPICS
Foundation and ethical principles of government auditing
Standards for use and application of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) (“Yellow Book”)
General standards
Standards for financial audits
Compliance audits under the Uniform Guidance
EVENT DETAILS
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF FOCUS
Government
CPE FIELD OF STUDY
Auditing Governmental* (4 Credits)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Government auditors and public accountants planning or conducting audits
INSTRUCTOR(S)
Lynda Dennis
COURSE LEVEL
Basic
LOCATION
Online Webcast
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