AICPA Audit Boot Camp - Experienced Staff New In-Charge - CA - Live Event
Dec. 4–Dec. 5, 2019
Motivaim, San Jose, CA
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A Complete Training Solution for Firms or Individuals

This 16 CPE credit live event is ideal for auditors stepping up to an in-charge role. The quality of your audit team and the reputation of your firm now rests on your knowledge and experience. This training course helps you build knowledge and develop new skills for increasingly advanced audit topics.

Network with instructors and peers

With a maximum 20-seat capacity, this event gives you the advantage of sharing thoughts and challenges with speakers and colleagues in a small group setting. You’ll walk away with new best practices as well as concepts and techniques you can use throughout your career.

Whether you want training for yourself or your firm, Audit Boot Camp will give a new audit senior the skills critical to succeed in this role.

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Who should attend:

  • Auditors with 2-3 years of experience, who are moving into the experienced staff/new in-charge role
  • Firms that want consistent training and a more efficient and effective staff

Day One

Chapter 1

Auditor Responsibilities - 2 hours

Chapter 2

Research Tools - 1 hour

Chapter 3

Risk Assessment - 2 hours

Chapter 4

Engagement Management and Supervision - 1.5 hours

Chapter 5

Working Paper Review - 1.5 hours

Day Two

Chapter 6

Understanding the Concept of Sampling - 2 hours

Chapter 7

Understanding the Concept of Sampling—Substantive Sampling - 1.5 hours

Chapter 8

Auditing Contingent Liabilities and Going Concern - 1.5 hours

Chapter 9

Auditing Investments - 1.5 hours

Chapter 10

Auditing Intangible Assets and Goodwill - 1.5 hours

Attendance options
AICPA Audit Boot Camp - Experienced Staff New In-Charge - CA - Live Event
Dec 04-Dec 05, 2019
Step away from your desk, and join us in San Jose, CA. You'll interact directly with thought leaders and have the advantage of dedicated networking time with your professional community. (16 CPE credits).
Early Bird rate ends 10/20
AICPA member: $1,295.00
Nonmember: $1,695.00
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James Buckley, CPA
Lake Orion, Michigan

James (Jim) Buckley has proven progressive and extensive experience in auditing, fieldwork, risk assessment, research and financial reporting. Jim partners with public, private, manufacturing, casino, municipal government and non-profit clients to tackle efficiently and effectively, complex internal control systems, plus financial accounting and authoritative reporting requirements. He has fourteen years’ instruction experience through PWC and the AICPA along with comprehensive tax experience researching, planning, and preparing corporate, partnership, individual, and multi-state tax returns, audits, and appeals. Additional professional highlights are as follows:

James worked at UHY, LLP for five years as a Principal performing the listed responsibilities
Engagement management, client service, sales, leadership, people development and strategic business planning for municipal and not-for profit clients. Manage risk and ensure quality control on all engagement activities to ensure communicating correct, complex technical issues and solutions to his clients. Develop and present key topics for both internal and external classes. Make presentations at third party events and successfully market firm services.

Pricewaterhouse Coopers for thirteen years as Manager -Assurance Learning & Education Facilitate PwC’s Learning and Education Department, including communicating with diverse group of professionals with different levels of experience and varied backgrounds. Instructed audit methodology and technical accounting training courses to all levels of national and international PwC professionals. Helped lead PwC’s global team that conceptualized developed and wrote a new training course for 1st year senior associates given to over 3,500 global participants.

Manage assurance and audit services to over 30 clients; help strengthen their internal controls, risk monitoring and strategic risk assessments. Support client existing internal audit function and provide outsourced internal audit solutions by customizing audit plans to address their unique risks and objectives. Audit complex technical accounting areas including revenue recognition, inventory variance analyses, goodwill and intangible impairment analysis, purchase accounting for business combinations, stock based compensation and business segments. Continuously communicate with clients, present audit results to management and the Audit Committee, and educate clients on emerging accounting issues. Key member of ten fraud investigation engagements to advise and prepare written recommendations based on misappropriated assets of municipal and casino clients.

On-Site/Flex Pass Conference: You may cancel without penalty if cancellation request is received up to and including 45 days prior to the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a credit less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for requests received up to and including 21 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 21 days prior to the start of the event.

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AICPA Audit Boot Camp - Experienced Staff New In-Charge - CA - Live Event (In person)
CPE credits
: 16.0
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Group Live
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2025 Gateway Place. Suite 390
San Jose, CA 95110


2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA 95110
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