Course ID: RDE

Reviewing Documentation Effectively

Cut down review time by: • Understanding the documentation issues caused by SSARS, and the Risk Assessment Audit Standards • Learning tips on how to quickly catch problems and motivate staff to correct them • Motivating staff to correct documentation “deficiencies” Through a series of interactive cases, you will get practice with reviewing engagement files.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Participants will be able to:
  • Perform an effective review of documentation
  • Document the review process
  • Communicate deficiencies to staff
  • Differentiate between review responsibilities of an in-charge, supervisor, and partner

MAJOR TOPICS
  • Program illustrates how effective review of documentation can prevent peer review problems
  • Documentation requirements under the risk assessment SASs and SSARS requirements
  • Common documentation problems
  • Approaches to workpaper review
  • Effective communication techniques that boost morale, not deflate it
  • Documentation of the review process
  • Case studies dealing with “live” documentation problems for both reviews and audits

DESIGNED FOR
The in-charge accountant responsible for supervising the engagement.

FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
Loscalzo Associates

CPE CREDITS
8.0

LEVEL
Basic

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