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Audit Workpapers: Documenting & Reviewing Field Work

8:30 am–4:15 pm ET

# of CPE Credits

8

Description

Rescheduled from September 19 to October 28

Working papers are the building blocks of an audit. If it’s not in the working papers, audit quality may suffer, as the manager and partner might not know about it or its ramifications may not be fully considered. Understand the professional standards regarding working paper documentation. Make this course part of the firm’s quality control system. Learn the fundamentals of working paper preparation—form and content—to make sure audit considerations, work performed, and conclusions reached are properly documented. You will also explore examples which show field work supervisors what factors to consider and what steps to follow when reviewing working papers. In addition, typical working paper deficiencies are explained to help minimize potential liability.
 

Objective

* Identify professional standards regarding working paper documentation and proper working paper technique * Identify the tasks in supervisory-level reviews of working paper documentation for audit engagements necessary to ensure compliance with current professional standards

Highlights

* Definition of and basic requirements of a working paper * Preparing and maintaining working papers * Different types of working papers * Documenting audit tests * Improving working paper technique * Working paper basics * Conducting the review * Common shortcomings of working papers * Case study example

Who Should Attend

Staff auditors who create working papers and supervisors/seniors who supervise audit engagements

Required Knowledge

None

Advanced Prep

None

Event Speaker(s)

Mr. William Hunter Cook, CPA ( The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Durham, NC ), Mrs. Octavia Marie Meredith, CPA ( Cherry Bekaert LLP, Charlotte, NC ),

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Event Vendor:The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Field of Study:Auditing
Level: Basic

Event Type:Webcast
Event Code:W0007619

Registration Fees

Registration Fee Early Bird Regular
NCACPA Member N/A $280.00
Non-Member N/A $380.00
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