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Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards

Author/Moderator: William Blend, CPA, CFE
Publisher: AICPA
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This CPE course provides an excellent baseline of information to accountants conducting audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards. It will help you understand critical issues such as governmental auditing foundations, ethics, general audit standards, financial audit standards, attestation engagement standards, field work standards, and reporting standards for performance audits.

Topics Discussed:

  • Foundation and ethical principles of government auditing
  • Standards for use and application of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book)
  • Financial audits, performance audits, attestation engagements, and nonaudit services provided by audit organizations
  • General standards
  • Standards for financial audits
  • Standards for attestation engagements
  • Fieldwork standards for performance audits
  • Reporting standards for performance audits
  • Latest developments

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform effective and efficient Yellow Book engagements with a thorough understanding of the requirements.
  • Adhere to the Yellow Book requirements for financial statement audits, attestation engagements, and performance audits

Who Will Benefit?
Government auditors and public accountants planning or conducting audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book)

Prerequisite: Knowledge of the government environment preferred

Advanced Preparation: None

Enhanced On-Demand Format
This enhanced on-demand format features audio and voice narration to keep you actively engaged with the course content. Additionally, updated course navigation allows you to easily move throughout the material. For your convenience, a PDF version of the text manual is included for download to use as a reference guide.

NASBA Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental)
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: Text - 9.5; On-Demand - 10
Yellow Book Hours: Text - 9.5; On-Demand - 10
Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards
Text , 2015
Product# 736125
Availability: In Stock
AICPA Member:$149.00
Your Price:$189.00
Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards
CPE On-Demand , 2015
Product# 156544
Availability: Online Access 1 Year
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