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CPE Self-Study

Annual Update and Practice Issues for Preparation, Compilation, and Review Engagements

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Do you need to be compliant with all the professional standards surrounding engagements performed in accordance with Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARSs)?

Written by expert authors, one of whom participated heavily in the standard setting, this CPE course is a practice-oriented review of the latest developments related to SSARS Nos. 21, 22, and 23, the last two of which were issued in 2016. This 2018 version has been updated with a wide range of new practice issues, including developments in the conceptual framework, new and proposed independence interpretations, consideration of materiality in a review engagement, going concern considerations, and restatement of prior year financial statements. A go-to reference for training staff and managing preparation, compilation, and review engagements, this course includes case studies and lively discussion among the experienced participants, making this class informative and practical.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the professional standards and risk factors relevant to the planning of preparation, compilation, and review engagements.
  • Identify responses to preparation, compilation, and review engagement practice issues that comply with all applicable professional standards.

Key Topics

  • Overview of preparation, compilation, and review guidance
  • Accounting and reporting issues
  • Current practice issues
  • Common deficiencies in peer reviews
  • Current and future standard-setting projects
  • Special purpose framework financial statement issues
  • Case studies
  • Latest developments

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPA firm seniors (and above) managing engagements performed in accordance with SSARSs

System Requirements

About the Authors

Hugh Parker, Ph.D., CPA

Hugh has more than 25 years of experience in accounting, auditing, business valuation, and litigation support in local and regional firms. A PhD as well as a CPA, Parker has taught CPA continuing education courses across the country, and has been recognized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as an Outstanding CPE Instructor.

His career includes experience teaching undergraduate and graduate accounting courses, Dean of the Else School of Management at Millsaps College and Executive Partner of HORNE LLP. Parker's volunteer service includes campaign chair of the Millsaps College Else School of Business, USM College of Business Advisory Board, Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi, Boy Scouts, Mississippi Special Olympics, and the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra.

Kelly J. Hunter, CPA

Kimberly Burke, Ph.D.

Dr. Burke, professor of accounting, is the Dean at Millsaps College’s Else School of Management. She began her position on July 1, 2012. She oversees the undergraduate business program, an MBA program, an Executive MBA program, and a Master of Accountancy program. As an accounting professor, Dr. Burke has taught a variety of classes including undergraduate and graduate auditing, intermediate and advanced accounting, accounting information systems, principles of financial accounting and introduction to liberal studies. In 2008, she was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education as the Mississippi Professor of the Year.

Dr. Burke holds a B.B.A. and an M.S. in accounting from Texas Tech University and a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. She joined the Millsaps faculty in 1995. Her research interests include the labor market for academics, assurance services, expectations formation and gender issues. Her research has been published in multiple publications including Advances in Accounting, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Service Marketing and Internal Auditing.

About the 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.