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How to Conduct a Peer Review: Under the AICPA Practice-Monitoring Program

Author/Moderator: Carl Mayes, CPA and LaShaun King, CPA
Publisher: AICPA
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Learn the foundation of an effective peer review engagement and evaluation of a firm's system of quality control under the AICPA Practice- Monitoring Program. The course features realistic case studies that encompass the most important elements of a system peer review, as well as several case studies pertaining to an engagement review. As a current or future team and/or review captain, you learn to successfully plan for, perform and report on both system and engagement reviews. You are also introduced to the administrative and committee roles in the peer view program.

Topics Discussed:

  • Evaluation of a Firm's System of Quality Control
  • Steps in a Peer Review Engagement
  • Writing Peer Review Reports
  • Assisting Firms in Preparing Letters of Response
  • Planning and Conducting the Exit Conference
  • The Role and Qualifications of the Peer Reviewer in System and Engagement Reviews
  • Objectives and Requirements Related to Peer Reviews in a Peer Review Program
  • Comprehensive System Peer Review Case Studies
  • Engagement Reviews and Their Distinct Differences from System Reviews

Learning Objectives:

  • Effectively plan system and engagement peer reviews
  • Understand a firm's system of quality control
  • Document procedures used in testing the firm's system
  • Prepare the peer review report and provide recommendations for follow-up action to the administrating entity
  • Understand the effect of organizational issues on a firm's system of quality control

Prerequisite: Working knowledge and experience with the Statements on Quality Control Standards

Advanced Preparation: None

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NASBA Field of Study: Auditing
Level: Intermediate
Recommended CPE Credit: 10
How to Conduct a Peer Review: Under the AICPA Practice-Monitoring Program
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