Surgent’s Introduction to the Audit Process and Risk Assessment (SSAA378/22)

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Financial statement auditors are engaged to provide reasonable assurance that financial statements are not materially misstated, whether due to fraud or error. Professional standards require auditors to obtain sufficient and appropriate evidence to s...

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Surgent’s IA Module 2: Strategic Roles, Positioning, and Attributes of High Impact Audit Groups (SSAA354/22)

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A highly effective internal audit group's value to an organization is directly related to its independence and competence in fulfilling its charter. To function optimally, an internal audit group needs unrestricted access to the subject matter it is...

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Surgent’s Properly Evaluating the Design and Operating Effectiveness of Internal Controls (SSAA334/22)

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An important internal control procedure includes both evaluating the design and implementation of internal controls, which is required on all financial statement audit engagements. An important internal control consideration includes whether to test ...

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Surgent’s Compilations, Reviews, and Preparations: Engagement Performance and Annual Update (SSAA325/22)

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Specifically designed for preparation, compilation, and review practitioners and their staff, this course will provide you with a comprehensive review and hands-on application for performing financial statement preparation, compilation, and review en...

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Surgent’s IA Module 7 — Internal Audit (IA) Engagement Management and Administration (SSAA359/22)

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Proper planning and execution of an audit program at the overall activity and individual engagement level requires highly effective management and administration to promote, support, and ensure maximum value adding assurance for organizational stakeh...

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Surgent’s Preparing and Reviewing Client Prepared Financial Statements (SSAA389/22)

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The ultimate objective of a financial statement audit is to issue the independent auditor's report. This module discusses the process, introduces key elements of financial statements, and provides best practices for auditors who either prepare or review the client's financial statements.

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Surgent’s AICPA Update (SSAA311/22)

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Designed for accounting and auditing practitioners at all levels in both public accounting and business and industry, this course provides an overview of the AICPA's new special purpose framework, Financial Reporting Framework for Small- and Medium-S...

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Surgent’s Internal Controls That Matter: Managing Risk With the Updated COSO Framework (SSAA324/22)

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Technological advances, cybersecurity threats, increased regulatory scrutiny, globalization, and other challenges have caused entities and auditors to struggle with proper consideration of the cost-benefit of internal controls, recognizing that a wel...

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Surgent’s Performing Effective and Efficient Analytical Procedures (SSAA391/22)

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Analytical review procedures are performed in the preliminary and final stages of the audit. Auditors may also choose to perform analytical procedures as substantive tests. It is important to properly design and perform the procedures to ensure an e...

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Surgent’s Compilation and Review Overview (SSAA327/22)

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Specifically designed for practitioners and their staff wanting an overview of compilation and review engagements, this course will introduce you to the objectives of compilation and review engagements, SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification,...

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Surgent’s Annual Accounting and Auditing Update (SSAA307/22)

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Did you know that Topic 606 is effective for ALL entities this year? If you or your clients are not up-to-speed, now is the time to get informed in order to avoid the year-end crunch! In addition to covering Topic 606 in-depth this course will also p...

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Surgent’s Auditing Accounts Receivable: An Overview (SSAA384/22)

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Accounts receivable tends to carry higher risk of material misstatement due to the complexity and subjectivity involved with recognition, measure, and valuation. In addition, revenue recognition is presumed to be a significant fraud risk. This module...

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Surgent’s A Practical Guide to Auditing Cash and Cash Equivalents (SSAA392/22)

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Cash and cash equivalents tend to be one of the first areas assigned to new auditors since it tends to be straightforward with less complexity and risk as other areas. In addition, there is little subjectivity involved and persuasive audit evidence ...

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Surgent’s Accounting, Audit, and Attest Update for Practitioners with Small-Business Clients (SSAA374/22)

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Specifically tailored for practitioners who do not perform audits, but provide other attest and non-attest services to small and medium-sized businesses, this course is a comprehensive update covering recently issued accounting, compilation, and revi...

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Surgent’s IA Module 6 — Internal Audit (IA) Fieldwork Fundamentals and Documentation Essentials (SSAA358/22)

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While risk assessment and planning lay the foundation for IA engagement programs, it is the effective execution of the program that ultimately determines the success of the IA activity in serving and adding value to its stakeholders. The results of I...

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Surgent’s Auditing Property, Plant, & Equipment (SSAA381/22)

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Property, plant, and equipment is present, at least to some extent, in virtually all audit clients. Auditing the area can be straight forward but when an entity is building machinery or equipment, complexities arise. Property and equipment can also i...

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Surgent’s Guide and Update to Compilations, Reviews, and Preparations (SSAA328/22)

By |2021-12-07T16:41:03-05:00June 30th, 2022||

Specifically designed for compilation, preparation, and review practitioners and their staff, this course will provide you with an overview, update, and hands-on application for performing compilation, preparation, and review engagements. You will le...

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Surgent’s IA Module 1: Gateway to Excellence in Internal Auditing: A Vital Introduction and Orientation to the Profession (SSAA353/22)

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This program provides an essential and engaging introduction to the internal audit profession, a primer on current, major internal audit guidance / standards for staff level personnel, and a value adding refresher and reinforcer for more seasoned per...

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Surgent’s A Guide to Auditing Common Investments (SSAA388/22)

By |2021-12-07T16:40:03-05:00June 30th, 2022||

Many small- and mid-size entities hold fewer complex investments including alternative investments. This module will provide an overview for evaluating the proper recognition, measurement, and disclosure of common investment types as well as how to a...

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