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Conducting Government Audits Under GAAS, GAGAS and the Single Audit: A Risk-Based Approach (VIRTUAL SEMINAR)

Tuesday, November 1 8:00am - 4:00pm

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Webinar, IA 00000

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8.00 Credits

Member Price $295.00

Non-Member Price $395.00

Highlights

  • Accounting and auditing standards applicable to government engagements
  • Independence considerations
  • Engagement planning with emphasis on risk assessment, materiality and analytical procedures
  • Internal control
  • Audit program design and modification
  • Audit sampling
  • Unique aspects of accounting and auditing for cash, investments, revenues and receivables, expenditures and payables, payroll, property and equipment, long-term debt, and fund equity
  • Conclusion of field work
  • Communication of control related matters
  • Single audit requirements

Prerequisites

 

Designed For

Partners and managers responsible for the planning and supervision of governmental engagements, as well as staff conducting those engagements

Objectives

To provide a broad overview of the audit of local governments, including the unique nature of government auditing with emphasis on using risk assessment to achieve efficiency.

Notice

  • This program is only available via webcast

Leader(s):

Leader Bios

J Michael Inzina

J. Michael Inzina, CPA, CGFM is founder and chief executive officer of Audit Litigation Training and Efficiency Consulting, Inc. (ALTEC), a consulting company serving public accounting firms and other accounting and auditing organizations on matters of audit efficiency, continuing education, litigation and ethics. He has over 25 years of public accounting experience, and remains a partner in the firm of Stagni & Company, LLC, whose practice is concentrated in government and nonprofits organizations. Mike holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Louisiana (Monroe), where he graduated summa cum laude in May 1976. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Society of Louisiana CPAs, Government Finance Officers Association of Louisiana, and the Association of Government Accountants. Mike earned the CEA in governmental in 1990, and was awarded the Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) designation in 1996. He is a past chapter president and member of the Society of Louisiana CPAs Board of Directors and served two terms as chairman of the Governmental Positive Enforcement Program of the Louisiana State Board of CPAs. He has served on a number of committees of the Society of Louisiana CPAs, and currently serves on its Ethics and Litigation Support Committees. Mike also serves on the GASB Service Efforts and Accomplishments Task Force. Mike has twice been a member of the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee (1989-1992 and 2000-2003), and served on the Auditing Standards Board from 1997 to 2000. From 1986 to 1993, he also served as a member of AICPA Independence and Behavioral Standards Subcommittee, and as Subgroup Chairman of the Governmental Technical Standards Committee. During this time he conducted numerous investigations of complaints filed by federal, state and local agencies alleging substandard performance of audits of governmental and nonprofit entities, and represented the Professional Ethics Division at hearings of the Joint Regional Trial Board. He contributed to the Implementation Guide for GASB Statement 34, AICPA Statement of Position 98-3, Audits of States, Local Governments and Not-for-Profit Organizations Receiving Federal Awards, revisions to the AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide, Audits of State and Local Governmental Units, the AICPA Practice Aid Fraud Detection in a GAAS Audit, revisions to the Louisiana Governmental Audit Guide and in drafting state legislation affecting governmental accounting and auditing requirements. He has served as technical consultant and instructor for the Louisiana Division of Administration (Office of Community Development), and as consultant to the Louisiana Department of Education. Mike frequently appears as moderator and panelist on the Accountants’ CPE Network. Mike has been named eleven times as an Outstanding Instructor by the American Institute of CPAs and several state societies. He received a Special Recognition Award from the Society of Louisiana CPAs Board of Directors for his contributions to continuing education in 1994, and was awarded the 2001 National Education and Training Award from the Association of Government Accountants. 3/05

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Non-Member Price $395.00

Member Price $295.00