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A Complete Guide to the Yellow Book (YBYB)
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The Yellow Book is a comprehensive document containing general standards, performance standards, and reporting standards for audit and attestation engagements. The Yellow Book features a conceptual framework approach to independence, financial auditing standards, attestation standards, and more. The purpose of this course is to increase your confidence and proficiency in performing Yellow Book engagements through a thorough understanding of the standards. The course materials utilize a highly il

8/18/2015
When: 8/18/2015
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Webcast/Webinar
Presenter: Charles Blanton, CPA
Contact: April Deneault
801-834-6634

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The Yellow Book is a comprehensive document containing general standards, performance standards, and reporting standards for audit and attestation engagements. The Yellow Book features a conceptual framework approach to independence, financial auditing standards, attestation standards, and more. The purpose of this course is to increase your confidence and proficiency in performing Yellow Book engagements through a thorough understanding of the standards. The course materials utilize a highly illustrative format to increase concept comprehension and retention.

 

Objectives:

* Thoroughly understand the requirements of the Yellow Book and how they relate to the AICPA’s requirements * Excel in the Yellow Book auditing arena * Save time on Yellow Book engagements via in-depth knowledge of the requirements


 

Major Subjects:

* The purpose and applicability of the Yellow Book (a.k.a., Government Auditing Standards, or GAGAS) * Ethical principles in Yellow Book engagements * Types of Yellow Book audit and attestation engagements * The use of terminology to define the Yellow Book requirements * The Yellow Book’s general requirements, including the independence requirements, professional judgment, competence (including CPE), and quality control and assurance (including peer review) * The Yellow Book performance standards for financial audits – including auditor communication; previous audits and attestation engagements; fraud, noncompliance with provisions of laws, regulations, contracts, and grant agreements, and abuse; developing elements of a finding; and audit documentation * The Yellow Book reporting standards for financial audits – including reporting auditor’s compliance with GAGAS; reporting on internal control, compliance with provisions of laws, regulations, contracts, and grant agreements, and other matters; reporting views of responsible officials; reporting confidential or sensitive information; and distributing reports * Additional considerations related to Yellow Book financial audits – materiality, early communication of deficiencies * The Yellow Book requirements for attestation engagements (examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures) and performance audits


 

Designed For:

Auditors performing Yellow Book engagements

 

Prerequisite: 

Basic audit knowledge

 

Advanced Prep: None

  

Speaker: Charles Blanton, CPA

Vendor: Surgent McCoy

Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental) (8)

Level: Basic

CPE Credit: 8 Hours

Acronym: YBYB

 

Registration Fees:

$219

  

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