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CPE Self-Study
Audit Workpapers: Documenting Field Work
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Auditing
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 2.5
Master the building blocks of working paper preparation to ensure your audits are properly documented.

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Product details

Ensure your audits are properly documented

Who Will Benefit?

  • Staff auditors who create working papers
  • Those who supervise audit engagements

Key Topics

  • Essential components of a working paper
  • Preparing and maintaining working papers
  • Different types of working papers
  • Documenting audit tests
  • Working paper critique
  • Improving working paper technique

Learning Objectives

  • Apply basic standards regarding working paper documentation and proper working paper technique.

You probably already know that working papers form the building blocks of an audit. If you fail to include relevant details in your working papers, others may not be aware of significant transactions or consider their ramifications.

Through this course you'll learn:

  • The basics of preparing working papers to make sure significant audit items are properly documented
  • Common misconceptions noted by peer reviewers
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Author

Don Pallais, CPA

Don Pallais is a consultant specializing in interpreting and applying technical standards for traditional and emerging accountants' professional services and providing expert witness testimony about accountants' responsibilities and financial statement matters. He has been involved in professional standard-setting for more than 30 years and is a widely published author on technical accounting and auditing matters.

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 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 specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 2.5
NASBA Field of Study
Auditing
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
CL4DFW
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Product number: GT-CL4DFW
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