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Surgent's Customized Audit Skills Training: Level 1 – New Hire (1AUD)
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Level 1 focuses on the basic skill sets that new staff need to quickly master in order to "hit the ground running" while not overwhelming them with too much information all at once. This course explains the basics of what new auditors are expected to know and do, including the nature, timing, and extent of common audit procedures. This course will focus on "why" certain procedures are performed, as well as "how" to perform typical procedures expected of new staff. This course is critical in esta

7/9/2015
When: 7/9/2015
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Webcast/Webinar
Presenter: Jen Louis, CPA
Contact: April Deneault
801-834-6634

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Level 1 focuses on the basic skill sets that new staff need to quickly master in order to "hit the ground running" while not overwhelming them with too much information all at once. This course explains the basics of what new auditors are expected to know and do, including the nature, timing, and extent of common audit procedures. This course will focus on "why" certain procedures are performed, as well as "how" to perform typical procedures expected of new staff. This course is critical in establishing the groundwork for the expectation that all staff should critically analyze and understand the underlying purpose of procedures, as well as how to effectively and efficiently complete assigned tasks.

Objectives:

* Describe the most critical elements of the Code of Professional Conduct, including professional skepticism and independence * Understand the desired traits of an entry-level auditor * Discuss the primary difference in a financial statement auditor’s responsibilities compared to other services, such as compilations and reviews * Explain the components of audit risk, which are necessary to reduce the risk that a financial statement auditor issues the wrong opinion

 

Major Subjects: 

* Transitioning to the professional world * Desired traits of entry-level auditors * Professional skepticism * The nature of compilations, reviews, and audits * Audit documentation basics * The basic audit concept * Internal control fundamentals * Auditing cash and cash equivalents


Designed For:

New hires with limited practical experience on audits

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Prep: None

 

Speaker: Jen Louis, CPA

Vendor: Surgent McCoy

Field of Study: Auditing (6), Ethics (Regulatory) (2)

Level: Basic

CPE Credit: 8 Hours

Acronym: 1AUD

 

Registration Fees: $219

  

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