2021 Audit and Attestation Conference


BURLINGAME, CA, Oct. 1, 2021—Attestation services continue to gain prominence in the marketplace as the need for independent, third parties providing assurance over topics other than financial statements are being mandated by regulators and local, state and federal or provisions within service agreements as a contractor. CPAs, known as one of the most trusted advisers to the business marketplace, are moving into providing these assurance or attestation engagements because of their ability to audit and attest examinations, reviews or agreed-upon procedure reports. Learn more from national experts at CalCPA’s A&A virtual conference Oct. 28-29. Check out this video that explains more.

When: Oct. 28-29 | 8:30 a.m.–12:05 p.m. PST

Topics to be discussed:

  • SSAE  
  • SAS 143 management estimates 
  • SAS 142 audit evidence 
  • SAS 134 – SAS 140 will be effective for audits of 2021 financials 
  • New audit reports with key matters 
  • How to use it 
  • What are client issues 
  • Engagement letter 
  • New ERISA audit rules 
  • Changes in reporting for benefit plans  
Lease Accounting Under ASC 842:
  • Focus on implementation approach 
  • What should practitioners be doing to prepare for 2022 
  • What should clients be doing 

Impact of COVID Update  

  • Recap of 2020 
  • Going into 2021 
  • What should have been considered in 2020?
  • PPP loans 
  • Forgiveness  
  • Analytical procedures 
  • Fraud considerations 
  • Impairment and valuation considerations 
  • Cybersecurity considerations 
Speakers (learn more about each online):
  • Ahava Goldman, CPA, Associate Director at the AICPA
  • David M. Cieslak, CPA, CITP, CGMA, GSEC, EVP, Chief Cloud Officer at RKL eSolutions LLC
  • Howard Sibelman, CPA, Instructor at AICPA
  • Jeremy Dillard, CPA, CGMA, Technical Standards Partner at SingerLewak
  • Mark Wille, CPA, President at Mark F Wille, A Professional Accountancy Corporation
  • Michael P. Glynn, CPA, CGMA, Senior Manager Audit & Attest Standards at AICPA
  • Summer Taylor, CPA, Managing Director at Deloitte LLP
  • Tom Groskopf, CPA, CVA, MBA, Director/Owner at Barnes Dennig
  • Toni Lee-Andrews, CPA, PFS, CGMA, Director, Professional Ethics at AICPA
  • Jared Rosen, CPA, MBA, Director at Ellin & Tucker
  • Zachary Bromwell, CPA, MBA, Principal at Ellin & Tucker
About CalCPA
CalCPA traces its heritage to 1903 when the California State Society of Certified Public Accountants was organized. In 1909, it merged with two other state CPA associations to form CalCPA. CalCPA serves more than 45,000 members in public practice, private industry, academia, students and government, and has 14 chapters across California. CalCPA also offers more than 1,400 live courses, conferences, webcasts and on-demand self-study courses annually. 

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Media contact:

David Colgren 
Colcomgroup, Inc.
Email | (917) 587-3708