Ethics for Industry Professionals/CPAs in Florida

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Overview

4.0 Credits
IN-PERSON

The following course is an on-site training event.

Let the FICPA come to you and provide your team with the highest quality customized in-person education they can receive without ever leaving the office. For more information about on-site programs, please use our contact page.

Objectives

This ethics seminar is designed for CPAs practicing in business and industry. It addresses ethical practices in business, including fraud, corporate accounting, the ethical climate in today’s workplace and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct for Members in Business. It reviews Florida Statutes 473 and 455, as well as Administrative Code 61H1 with a focus on new laws and rules that impact those in industry. This course fulfills the biennial ethics requirement established by the Florida Board of Accountancy.

Major Topics

The major topics of this course include:

  • Individual ethics – Discussion of the code of conduct, professional responsibilities and core values of the profession. How are ethics and ethical behavior defined? What does it mean to be ethical as an accounting practitioner? How do the code of conduct, professional responsibilities and core values of the profession impact the practice of accounting?
  • Business ethics – How do making ethical choices in the workplace impact businesses and individuals? What is the role and responsibility of organizations in creating an ethical culture?
  • Florida statutes and rules – How do Chapters 455, 473, Florida Statutes and 61H1 Florida Administrative Code (FAC) relate to ethical practice? What are the newly revised and proposed interpretations, rulings and legislation that affects CPAs in both public accounting firms and employment in industry
  • Specialized practice areas – What are the specialized ethical responsibilities in practice areas for those in industry
  • Future trends – What are the trends that will impact the future of the accounting profession? What trends and changes are being observed by Florida CPAs?

Designed For

CPA licensed in Florida working in or serving the industry sector

Prerequisite

None

Let the FICPA come to you and provide your team with the highest quality customized in-person education they can receive without ever leaving the office. For more information about on-site programs, please use our contact page.