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Internal Control and COSO Essentials for Financial Managers, Accountants and Auditors (AIICCE09)

 
Date:Friday, December 29, 2017
Time:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(Registration at 8:30 AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:8.0 Accounting and Auditing
Instructor: Glenn Helms
Vendor:AICPA
Course Level:Basic
Early Bird Price:$249.00 FICPA Members, $319.00 Non-Members

Description:
Many managers, supervisors, and accountants in business, government or nonprofits are not able to identify their departmental policies and procedures that function as the primary controls against errors and fraud. Alternately, auditors performing field work may be confused about how to interpret and evaluate management's documentation of accounting processes and controls. Neither party may truly understand how their duties differ. After an overview of the COSO guidance on the components and principles of internal control, this course introduces participants to basic tools used to document processes and controls. Participants also discuss the identification of the risks of errors and fraud and consideration the presence (or absence) of related controls. TOPICS DISCUSSED  Components and principles of internal control  Concepts associated with the COSO framework  Management responsibilities vs. auditor responsibilities  Common significant accounting processes  Tools and techniques used for internal control documentation

Objectives:
When you complete this course you will be able to:  Recall factors that an auditor should consider when obtaining an understanding of the entity and its environment, including internal control.  Identify keys to success in designing a control environment with strong internal controls.  Recall internal control objectives, components, and principles.  Identify tools that can assist in the documentation of internal control.  Identify ways to obtain efficiencies and effectiveness in internal control in various types of smaller entities.

Who Should Attend:
Practitioners responsible for or involved in financial statement audits

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