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GENERALLY ACCEPTED GOVERNMENT AUDITING STANDARDS: THE NEW YELLOW BOOK

4.5 (1224)

Alexander Buchholz, CPA, CGMA, MBA

PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP

Friday, May 22, 2020 | 01:00 PM EDT

  • CGAP
  • CIA
  • CPA
  • CVA
  • IAP
  • QIAL

1.5 Credits

FREE

Subject Area

Auditing (Govt.)

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Course Description

The 2018 Yellow Book revision represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the Yellow Book standards since 2011. This session explains the new standards, as well as prepares practitioners to implement the new Yellow Book.

Covering insights related to independence and peer review, this course is sure to increase your knowledge of the requirements and application guidance related to ethics, independence, standards for financial audits, attestation engagements, performance audits, and more. Learn precisely what the new Yellow Book does and does not require auditors to do. This webinar would cover critical concepts related to applying the new Yellow Book including: 

  • When the standards are applicable ?
  • Different types of engagements involved
  • The relationship between the Yellow Book and other standards
  • Importance of stating compliance with the Yellow Book in reporting
  • The new Yellow Book standards related to ethics
  • Independence, professional judgment, Competence & CPE, Quality control; and peer review.

If you are an auditor performing Yellow Book audits, it is essential you understand the recently revised concepts and standards of generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS). This free cpe webinar on GOVERNMENT AUDITING STANDARDS is an excellent baseline of information for accountants to gain an understanding of the new Yellow Book.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the new Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) update and become familiar with its ethical principles.
  • To get the idea of requirements and summary guidance for audits performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • To learn precisely about the new Yellow Book revision.
  • To distinguish unique definitions pertaining to Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • To understand Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) conceptual framework regarding audits and attestations.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Firm
  • Auditors
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Young CPA

Testimonial

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JO

I liked that the presenter gave practical examples and references to the sections of the 2018 Generally Accepted Auditing Standards with such detail that I could follow along and make notes in the margins of my copy of the standards. Thank you for a great seminar.

CED

Thank you very much! for providing good examples. The Yellow Book update was so informative to me working at the local government agency.

FC

Alex made an excellent presentation that highlighted the important changes to the Yellow Book Audits some of which go into effect on June 2020. He is very knowledgeable in the field of audits regarding not for profit organizations,

LK

Awesome! I am amazed at how much there is to learn from GAGSA The New Yellow Book Audit. And, CPAs Independence and responsibility.

AS

Great job!

AK

It was informative and useful.