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CPE Self-Study

Accounting and Auditing Update for Small Businesses

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Geared toward practitioners who provide accounting and auditing services to small businesses, this CPE course updates you on the new accounting, auditing, compilation, and review standards and other professional guidance that impact small businesses and their auditors. Materials include practical applications of the topics covered to help you understand the standards and apply them to real-life scenarios. With the rate of change in today's regulatory environment, you must stay current on the topics impacting the profession. Your clients are counting on you!

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Understand and apply recently issued FASB standards and guidance
  • Assess the effect on small businesses of recently issued auditing standards, attestation standards, and standards on accounting and review services
  • Become familiar with exposure drafts and other projects in accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review services

Key Topics

  • Accounting and attestation standards updates
  • SSAE Clarity Project
  • ARSC's Clarity Project
  • FASB projects—financial instruments
  • Private company financial reporting
  • IFRS in the United States—an update
  • Impact of the current environment on audit planning

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPAs who require a comprehensive review of recent accounting and auditing pronouncements as they relate to small businesses

System Requirements

About the Authors

Kurt G. Oestriecher, CPA

Alexandria, Louisiana

Mr. Oestriecher has been employed by Oestriecher & Company; CPA's since 1986 and has been partner in charge of accounting and auditing services since 1994. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor of Accounting at Louisiana State University at Alexandria and Northwestern State University.

Kurt functions in many capacities for the Louisiana Society of CPAs on its board and varying committees. He is Past President of the LCPA and past President of the Central Louisiana Chapter of Society of Louisiana CPAs. He is currently chair of the LCPA Professional Ethics Committee. He is a member of the AICPA and has served on the Accounting and Review Services Committee, which issues the Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services. He also served a six year term on the AICPA Joint Trial Board, and recently completed a three year term on AICPA Council

He received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the Louisiana Society of CPAs in 1998, 2006, and 2010, and the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Mark Beasley, PhD, CPA

About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.

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