Course ID: URASLG

Understanding the Role of the Auditor in State and Local Governments

This course will give you an overview of state and local government audits. Learn the basics of a CAFR and when a single audit is necessary. Understand materiality, how it is determined, how internal controls affect the audit, and get a walk-through of auditor reports and letters.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Understand the basics of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), governmental internal controls, materiality limits utilized by the auditor, single audit basics, and a walk-through of the auditor role, reports and formalized letters

MAJOR TOPICS
  • Basic CAFR understanding
  • Governmental internal controls
  • Auditor materiality limits
  • Auditor role and reports
  • Single Audit basics

DESIGNED FOR
Auditors who are auditing the basic financial statements of a state or local government in accordance with GAAS; Finance personnel of a state or local government responsible for financial reporting

FIELD OF STUDY
Accounting (Gvmt)

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
8.0

LEVEL
Basic

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