Yellow Book: Staying Compliant with Government Auditing Standards

Description

The guidance you need. Understand the concepts and standards of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS) so that you can perform Yellow Book audits.
Gain an excellent baseline of information for understanding the Yellow Book, with guidance found in the 2018 revision of Government Auditing Standards. With guidance related to independence and peer review, increase your knowledge of the requirements and application guidance related to the following:
Ethics
Independence
Standards for financial audits
Attestation engagements
Performance audits

Learning Objectives

Distinguish the types of engagements that are performed under generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS).
Recognize the requirements found in Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book).
Identify the requirements and guidance related to independence.
Recall the requirements regarding CPE, professional judgment, quality control, and peer review under GAGAS.
Identify the additional requirements for performing and reporting on a financial audit under GAGAS.
Recall the requirements for performing attestation and review of financial statement engagements and performance audits under GAGAS.

Major Topics

Foundation and principles for the use and application of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS)
General requirements for complying with the Yellow Book
Ethics, independence, and professional judgment
Competence and continuing professional education
Quality control and peer review
Standards for financial audits
Standards for attestation engagements and reviews of financial statements
Fieldwork standards for performance audits
Reporting standards for performance audits

Provider
AICPA
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting (Governmental)
CPE Field of Study
Accounting (Governmental)
11.5
Who Should Attend

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

Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Location
Online – Bridge (AICPA Platform)
Event Information
When
Available 24/7
Location
Online – Bridge (AICPA Platform)
Total CPE Credits
11.5
Format
On-Demand

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Yellow Book: Staying Compliant with Government Auditing Standards


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