Yellow Book Independence and Single Audit Fundamentals

Friday, July 08, 2022
Webcast or Webinar, Online
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (opens at 8:30 AM) EST
4Credits
Accounting and Auditing

Registration is Closed

Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.

Members
$139.00 Regular Price
Non-Members
$199.00 Regular Price
Course Type: Webcast
Course Code: 22/CX31552
Level: Basic
Vendor: CPA Crossings, LLC
Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental)

Overview:

This CPE course explains Yellow Book independence including the general requirements, requirements for auditors providing non-audit services and documentation requirements. This course also explains the basic elements of a Uniform Guidance compliance audit, including an overview of requirements, major program determination with examples, an understanding of compliance requirements and related internal control over compliance, sampling, and single audit reporting. It also covers the COVID-19 changes related to GAGAS. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Objectives:

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Identity the conceptual framework for making independence determinations
  • Identify independence threats related to preparing financial statements and accounting records
  • Identify specific non-audit services that would and would not impair independence
  • Complete proper audit documentation to support adequate consideration of auditor independence
  • Identify what a single audit entails
  • Identify the basic audit requirements in a Uniform Guidance compliance audit
  • Identify key auditee and auditor responsibilities in the compliance audit of federal awards
  • Recognize key consideration related to the auditor's responsibilities regarding testing and reporting on compliance under the Uniform Guidance

Major Topics:

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • The conceptual framework approach to independence
  • Independence threats related to preparing financial statements and accounting records
  • Consideration of specific non-audit services that would and would not impair independence
  • Documentation necessary to support adequate consideration of auditor consideration
  • Fundamentals of a compliance audit performed under the Uniform Guidance
  • Schedule of expenditure of federal awards
  • Determination of major programs
  • Using the Compliance Supplement
  • Uniform Guidance administrative requirements and cost principles
  • Testing internal control over compliance
  • Testing compliance
  • Writing an audit finding
  • Reporting requirements of a single audit
  • COVID-19 changes

Major Topics:

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • The conceptual framework approach to independence
  • Independence threats related to preparing financial statements and accounting records
  • Consideration of specific non-audit services that would and would not impair independence
  • Documentation necessary to support adequate consideration of auditor consideration
  • Fundamentals of a compliance audit performed under the Uniform Guidance
  • Schedule of expenditure of federal awards
  • Determination of major programs
  • Using the Compliance Supplement
  • Uniform Guidance administrative requirements and cost principles
  • Testing internal control over compliance
  • Testing compliance
  • Writing an audit finding
  • Reporting requirements of a single audit
  • COVID-19 changes

Designed For:

CPAs in public practice and members in industry

Prerequisties:

General knowledge of Yellow Book and single audits
CPE sponsors

The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: NASBARegistry.org