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CPE Self-Study
Experienced In-Charge/Senior - Engagement Management and Supervision
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Auditing
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 1.0
Addresses issues which may be getting in the way of you attaining greater efficiency in the audit, as well as raising the productivity of staff under your supervision.

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Product details

Who Will Benefit?

  • Experienced in-charge auditors
  • Audit seniors
  • Firms that want consistent training and level setting

Key Topics

  • Managing engagement tasks
  • Managing staff
  • Managing engagement time
  • Client management

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Identify processes and procedures regarding achieving effective engagement management and supervision of the audit and staff.
  • Identify processes and procdures regarding achieving effective management of and relationships with your clients.

This CPE course can be purchased individually, or as a part of the Audit Staff Essentials - Experienced In-Charge/Senior training bundle.

Congratulations! You survived those awkward staff accountant years and have taken on increased responsibilities with your firm. Likely, you have passed the CPA exam and are running your own larger engagements involving the supervision of other up and coming CPAs. Yet, calling you an experienced in-charge or senior accountant does not fairly describe your current role. There is so much more than accounting or auditing that you do. You may even be on your firm’s manager track. As you may have figured out, with increased responsibility comes a whole new batch of challenges to overcome.

This CPE module addresses the issues that may be getting in the way of your attaining greater efficiency in the audit and raising the productivity of staff under your supervision, including:

  • Interviewing clients to gain necessary information
  • Handling difficult conversations with clients
  • Planning engagement budgets and staff scheduling
  • Delegating tasks
  • Coaching and mentoring
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Author(s)

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.

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
: 1.0
NASBA Field of Study
Auditing
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
1-2 years of audit experience
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
ASE4-EMS
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