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:
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.
Alexander Buchholz is a Partner at PKF O’Connor Davies with over 15 years experience in public accounting, including with a “Big Four” accounting firm.
Alex is responsible for the development of the audit approach, supervision of staff, and the establishment and maintenance of the engagement budget. Additionally, he is responsible for the coordination of staff and management so that the audit is performed on a timely basis with as little intrusion to client operations as possible.
His expertise is in Single Audits, internal control/compliance audits, and specialized cost reporting. His industry experience is in healthcare and not-for-profit entities, including skilled nursing facilities, social service agencies, charter schools, diagnostic and treatment centers, home care service entities, adult homes and other long-term care facilities, special needs entities, and cemeteries.
Alex is also an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in the Department of Accounting where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting and auditing. He also teaches at the School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York for the Online Business Management Department and at Mercy College and Lehman College.
He conducts internal training seminars for the Firm and frequently speaks at outside organizations and associations. He is also a former member of the Firm’s continuing professional education (CPE) committee, with special emphasis on Single Audit training. Alex has written many articles on accounting and auditing topics for a variety of professional publications.
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