Improving Audit Quality | 4193229A

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Date :
July 15, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location :
San Francisco Peninsula
Facility :
CalCPA Conference Room C - Burlingame
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Level of Difficulty :
Intermediate
Member Price :
150.00
Nonmember Price :
201.00
CPE Credits :
CPE 4.00, AA 4.00
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Focus on improving audit quality shile discussing the AICPA's six-point plan to improve audit performance and audit quality indicators. Learn how practitioners can implement quality control mechanisms in their practices.

Materials are provided as an ebook.

Objectives:

  • Recognize peer review/inspection results.
  • Identify common auditing failures.
  • Determine how to develop an audit quality improvement plan.

Major Subjects:

  • National auditing quality performance
  • Impact of PCAOB on industry
  • Common audit failures and why they occur
  • AICPA six-point plan
  • Audit quality indicators

Advanced Prep:

None.

Misc. Information:

Wireless Internet access, lunch and discounted parking will be provided for this event and are included in your registration fee.

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Level of Difficulty:
Intermediate
Field of Interest:
Auditing
Prerequisites:

Experience performing audits, reviewing audits or reviewing auditor performance.

Designed For:

CPAs and auditors.

Instructors

Summer M Taylor, CPA

Summer Taylor is a CPA and business advisor focused on assisting clients to achieve their financial goals. In her role as managing director at Deloitte, she provides auditing, financial reporting, accounting and consulting services to publicly-traded and privately-held companies. She has direct experience assisting clients navigate the complexities in U.S. GAAP, SEC reporting and IPOs, public debt offerings, and private equity transactions. Taylor has dedicated her career to serving the retail, consumer products, agribusiness, and manufacturing industries. In addition, she is a master facilitator for Deloitte’s award-winning Learning Group where she assists professionals learning to present and facilitate, helping them gain confidence and executive presence.

As an award-winning CalCPA Education Foundation instructor, Taylor offers a wide range of programs, workshops, and classes designed to help CPAs achieve the highest level of quality by helping participants understand and apply complex accounting and auditing guidance in a practical and fun way. In addition, she is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion at Deloitte, and more broadly in the retail and consumer products industry. She is the diversity and inclusion leader for Deloitte’s Orange County office, responsible for designing programs that enhance employee engagement and connection. Through her leadership at NEW, she assists in the design of educational and motivational programs where all professionals connect, support and grow together.

Materials:

  • Materials - Hardcopy Textbook
  • Materials - ebook