Jennifer F. Louis, CPA has over 22 years of experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success.
Pre-Engagement Planning Activities
This 2-hour session is designed to provide participants with a solid understanding of the important judgment calls that are made before the audit engagement even begins.
This 2-hour session focuses on performing the substantive audit procedures outlined in the detailed audit plan. Common deficiencies in performing and documenting these further audit procedures will be discussed.
Preliminary Planning Activities
This 2-hour session focuses on the initial information that is gathered and important conclusions that are reached at the on-set of engagement planning and the performance of certain risk assessment procedures.
This 2-hour session focuses on all activities that occur during the wrap-up phase of the engagement. This aspect of an audit engagement is where all good intentions are at risk of unraveling and creating deficiencies in audit quality and compliance with professional and regulatory standards.
Internal Control Considerations
This 2-hour session focuses on important internal control considerations. This includes both evaluating the design and implementation of internal controls, which is required on all engagements.
Identifying, Evaluating and Communicating Internal Control Deficiencies
This 2-hour session focuses on how to properly fulfill the requirements for identifying, evaluating and communicating internal control deficiencies identified during the course of the financial statement audit.
Assessing and Responding to Risk
This 2-hour session focuses on how to appropriately identify, evaluate, document and respond to risks of material misstatement due to either fraud or error in order to effectively and efficiently design the nature, timing and extent of further audit procedures (tests of controls for operating effectiveness and substantive audit procedures).
Engagement Wrap-up and Quality Control Considerations
This 2-hour session emphasizes the key activities that ensure that appropriate quality control procedures were performed on the financial statement audit.
For special pricing or to bring this series to your organization for groups of 5 or more, contact our team.