It's challenging for CPAs to stay current on ever-changing economic conditions; accounting, auditing and review standards; and proposals that may impact their clients in the future. Stay on top of the developments and build your effectiveness by reviewing the accounting standards updates to the FASB codifications issued in 2014 and 2015, as well as audit, compilation and review activities.
Note: Special emphasis is placed on those pronouncements and proposals impacting non-public entities. This course will not focus on SEC pronouncements.
Determine how to apply the provisions.
Recognize the concerns surrounding recently issued accounting, auditing, compilation and review pronouncements, and relevant proposals.
Accounting issues in today's economic environment
FASB codifications: 2014 and 2015 relevant updates
Audit services issues
Compilation and review services issues
CPAs, financial professionals and staff needing an update on recently issued standards.
Prerequisite: Basic audit and accounting course or experience.
Advanced Prep: Participants should read the pronouncements before attending the session.
Speaker: Kenneth Heaslip, MS, MBA, CPA, CGMA
Field of Study: Accounting & Auditing
CPE Credit: 8 Hours
Meet the Speaker:
Kenneth Heaslip, MS, MBA, CPA, CGMA, is a discussion leader and group practice leader in Professional Ethics for LOSCALZO ASSOCIATES LTD. Kenn has extensive experience teaching all levels of accounting, auditing and in other practice related areas. He has served as Vice President and Trustee of the New Jersey Society of CPAs, Secretary of their Scholarship Fund and President of the Essex Chapter. He is an active member of several Society committees in taxation and student programs and is past chair of the State Educators Committee. Kenn also serves on the NJSCPA Professional Conduct committee. Kenn is a Director at Leaf, Saltzman, Manganelli, Tendler, & Miele LLP in Fairfield, NJ, a regional CPA firm in Northern New Jersey and New York City. Kenn is also an Associate Professor of Accounting at Bloomfield College. He previously was an Executive in Residence at Seton Hall University where he was the students’ choice as “Educator of the Year” two years in a row. He taught in the Executive MBA program at Rutgers University and has been with Becker CPA Review since 1983. Until 1998, Kenn was the National Director of the Becker CPA Review Course, where he was responsible for course content and instruction quality. At Becker, he oversaw and trained over 350 instructors as well being the lead editor of all the course materials. Kenn lectured extensively throughout the United States, as well as in Canada and Asia. Kenn earned his B.A. from Rutgers University and has an M.S. in Taxation and M.B.A. in Finance, from Seton Hall University.