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Sox 404 live CPE Webinar

1.5 Credits

$30

Subject Area

Auditing

Webinar Qualifies For

1.5 CPE credit of Auditing for all CPAs

1.5 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

1.5 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

1.5 CPE credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)

1.5 CPE credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)

1.5 CPE credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

1.5 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

This Course is Also Available in Self Study (On-Demand)

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Course Description

Sarbanes-Oxley was passed in 2002 and year one of attestation for publicly traded companies was 2004.  SOX section 404 is the most prominent of the many requirements covered under the legislation.

The most contentious aspect of SOX is Section 404, which requires management and the external auditor to report on the adequacy of the company's internal control on financial reporting (ICFR). This is the costliest aspect of the legislation for companies to implement, as documenting and testing important financial manual and automated controls requires enormous effort.

The online CPE webinar is a comprehensive guide to the SOX 404 process. Our expert Lynn Fountain shows you the “ins and outs” of 404 compliance, providing the practical knowledge to get you up to speed

 

Key topics covered in this online CPE course:


  •  Summary of SOX 404 requirements
  • COSO and the Internal Control Framework
  • SEC and PCAOB ongoing SOX 404 requirements
  • Accounting Risk Assessment
  • Documentation Requirements
  • Testing Requirements
  • Significant Deficiency and Material Weakness
  • PCAOB 2012 Report on Public Companies ICFR


This online CPE webinar is designed to provide accountants and other financial professionals with the practical knowledge to successfully implement the 404 processes. You’ll learn how to set up your compliance project and manage it from start to finish. You’ll take advantage of lessons learned and be able to meet your reporting requirements.

This CPE course is also included in our certification program: The Certified Sarbanes-Oxley Specialists

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Learning Objectives

  • To recognize a process methodology to use for SOX 404 attestation
  • To differentiate the key requirements of SOX documentation
  • To identify key requirements of sourcing risks and documenting controls
  • To describe requirements to assess design effectiveness and then validate operating effectiveness
  • To recognize and apply the materiality concept
  • To identify the proper levels of reporting for your SOX 404 process
  • To recognize the importance of understanding all elements of the COSO framework
  • To identify how to properly attest to the COSO principles
  • To identify and apply the steps of the SOX Section 404 process
  • Describe key control
  • To recognize correct statements about the control environment
  • To identify how a process flow should show
  • To describe risk tolerance

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Auditors
  • Business Owner
  • CEO
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • CFO/Controller
  • Compliance Managers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Risk Managers
  • Young CPA

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JA

Instructor -she was great and really new SOX!