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NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Auditing
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 4.5
Covers the required elements of quality control as well as the recent changes in the public interest and the impact they have on reviewed firms.

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Create a strong quality control environment.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Practitioners subject to peer review who are involved in compiling, reviewing, or auditing financial statements of small and midsize businesses

Key Topics

  • The peer review process and timeline
  • Common engagement deficiencies and how to prevent them
  • Selecting a quality peer reviewer
  • Quality control standards overview
  • What you need to assemble for your reviewer
  • Peer review wrap-up expectations

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key differences between a system review and an engagement review.
  • Identify important considerations related to selecting your peer reviewer.
  • Identify specific elements of QC section 10, A Firm’s System of Quality Control, and understand common matters and findings related to the elements.
  • Identify some specific items your peer reviewer will be asking you to provide.
  • Recall the potential outcomes of your peer review.

Gain an understanding of the peer review process and learn what you can do to prepare for your next peer review.

This CPE self-study course covers required elements of quality control. You will learn about recent changes in the public interest and the impact they have on reviewed firms. Also, find out about the most common areas of non-compliance with professional standards uncovered by peer reviewers in the last year.

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Author(s)

Jim Woy, CPA

Jim Woy provides audit, accounting, and financial reporting services; performs peer reviews; and presents numerous continuing education courses in the audit and accounting field. Jim also oversees tax services for corporations, partnerships, individuals, and not-for-profit organizations. His service concentrations are not-for-profit, construction, and health care. Jim is a member of the AICPA and was awarded the 2013–2014 Outstanding Instructor award from the AICPA. He is also a member of the Montana Society of CPAs and the Butte Chapter of the Montana Society of CPAs. In addition, Jim is an adjunct instructor of auditing at Montana Tech. He graduated from the University of Montana with a bachelor of science in accounting and is an enthusiastic runner in his spare time.

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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
: 4.5
NASBA Field of Study
Auditing
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Experience in providing audit, review, and compilation services.
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
SNPR
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