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Financial Statement Risks: Fraud, Misstatements and Earnings Management (4172293D)

Date:Thursday, January 25, 2018
Time:11:30AM - 7:00 PM
(Registration at 11:00AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:8.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Richard A. Ferdinand
Vendor:California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$245.00 FICPA Members, $365.00 Non-Members


Examine the ways you can prepare fair financial reports and protect yourself from accusations of fraud. Through practical case studies, learn to use FASB standards and concept statements to prepare financial statements that meet the expectations of your users. Study the relationship between risks, controls and financial reporting, and consider how earnings management, the new revenue standard and other factors may impact the risk of fraud.

Formerly titled: Controls, Risks and Financial Reporting

  • Recognize characteristics of useful financial statements.
  • Recognize characteristics of fraud in financial reporting.
  • Identify implicit assertions in financial statements.
  • Determine risks that affect financial reporting related to fraud and other factors.
  • Identify financial reporting controls.
  • Determine ways to minimize risk associated with fraud in financial reporting.
  • Identify ways to avoid the consequences of failing to meet the expectations of financial statement users.

Major Topics:
  • Financial reporting fraud
  • Financial reporting objective
  • Earnings management
  • Accounting standards, including revenue standards
  • Financial reporting controls
  • FASB Concept Statements

Who Should Attend:

Internal accountants and financial executives responsible for financial reporting, as well as accountants in public practice.

Experience with preparing or reviewing financial reports.

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