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CPE Self-Study

Audit Staff Essentials - New Staff: Practical Application

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Designed as the companion to New Staff: Core Concepts, this curriculum focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to perform the duties commonly assigned to first-year audit staff.

Along with insight related to the audit process, this curriculum includes practical, hands-on training for:

  • Internal controls
  • Substantive testing
  • Fraud considerations
  • Analytical procedures
  • and much more

Learning Objectives

These courses will prepare you to:

  • Recall the basics of internal control, including using the work of others.
  • Identify the key concerns regarding fraud considerations in a GAAS audit.
  • Recall the purpose and procedures regarding analytical procedures and their use in an audit.
  • Identify the audit procedures typically performed by new staff in the following areas and match them to stated audit objectives and relevant assertions:
    • Cash and cash equivalents
    • Accounts receivable
    • Inventory
    • Prepaid and other current assets
    • Property, plant, and equipment
    • Accounts payable
    • Debt

Give yourself or your staff the strong conceptual foundation and hands-on skillset to be successful, both on the first few engagements and throughout a career, with this comprehensive training curriculum.

Courses Included

Key Topics

  • Internal controls
  • Fraud considerations
  • Analytical procedures
  • Basic auditing procedures for areas commonly assigned to new staff members

Who will benefit?

  • Recently onboarded staff
  • First-year staff
  • Firms that want consistent training and level setting

This comprehensive, integrated curriculum provides audit training for five different experience levels:

  • Level 1 - New Staff: Core Concepts
  • Level 2 - New Staff: Practical Application
  • Level 3 - Experienced Staff/New In-Charge (Coming in 2017)
  • Level 4 - Experienced In-Charge/Senior (Coming in 2017)

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About the Authors

Lynford Graham, CPA, Ph.D., CFE

Lynford Graham, CPA, Ph.D., CFE is a CPA with more than 35 years of audit practice and policy development experience. He is a visiting professor of accountancy at Bentley University in Waltham MA. Dr. Graham is a member of the AICPA and a past member of the Auditing Standards Board. He chaired the task forces for AICPA Guides Assessing Audit Risk and Audit Sampling. He is also the chair of the Auditing Revenue Task Force for the AICPA Guide on Revenue Recognition.

He was a partner and National Director of Audit Policy for BDO, LLP. Prior to that, Dr. Graham was an associate professor at Rutgers University. Before Rutgers, he was a national accounting and SEC consulting partner at Coopers & Lybrand, responsible for technical issues research, auditing research, and sampling.

A Certified Fraud Examiner, in 2002, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the auditing section of the AAA. He is a co-author of several award-winning academic research papers. Dr. Graham holds an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, (Wharton School). He is the editor of Accountants' Handbook, 12th Edition (Wiley, 2012) and Internal Control: Audit and Compliance (Wiley, 2015).

Tom Noce, CPA, CFE

Tom Noce, CPA, CFE is a CPA licensed in California and New Jersey with over 37 years of experience in the field of public accounting, including eight years as a partner in a midsized firm. He is a graduate of Rutgers University. Tom began his independent practice in September 2003. His primary industry focus is in audit, accounting, and taxation services for construction and real estate clients. Tom is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and provides fraud prevention and detection, forensic accounting services, and litigation support to clients in a number of industries.

As an experienced author, instructor, and lecturer, Tom writes and teaches continuing professional education for CPAs. He chaired the 1st and 2nd Annual Fraud Conferences and 1999 and 2000 Audit and Accounting Conferences, sponsored by the California CPA Education Foundation. Since 1999, he has authored and presented more than 15 courses for the California CPA Education Foundation, the AICPA, and other providers. Tom was honored with the California CPA Education Foundation’s Award for Instructor Excellence in 2004 & 2010.

Tom lives and practices in Palm Springs, California. He is an accomplished woodworker and enjoys spending his spare time in his workshop.

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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