CPE Self-Study

Yellow Book Financial Audits

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It is essential that all auditors planning and conducting audits in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS) understand and be able to discern key concepts and standards in executing their responsibilities. This CPE course provides a basic understanding of the guidance in GAGAS as it relates to financial audits.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Recall the concepts and guidance found in Government Auditing Standards, also known as the Yellow Book
  • Recognize Yellow Book requirements related to CPE, independence, and peer review
  • Identify the additional requirements for performing an audit under Government Auditing Standards
  • Recognize the additional reporting requirements for financial audits under Government Auditing Standards

Key Topics

  • Foundation and ethical principles of government auditing
  • Standards for use and application of generally accepted government auditing standards
  • General standards
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Latest developments

Who Will Benefit?

  • Government auditors and public accountants planning or conducting audits in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards

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System Requirements

About the Authors

W A Broadus

William Blend

About the Publisher


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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