August 29, 2017


Alabama Society of CPAs
1041 Longfield Ct, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama 36117-8056

8 Total CPE Credits


Implementing SSARS 21: Preparation, Compilation, Review & the Cash and Tax Basis of Accounting

  • Instructor

    Ray Thompson

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Obtain an overview of the standards, interpretations, and practice problems involved in compilation and review today
  • Apply the changes to compilation and review standards involving the new SSARS clarity redrafting project
  • Understand the impact of engagement-driven compilation standards and preparation services
  • Gain an appreciation for the CPA's increased responsibilities for detecting and reporting fraud during compilation and review engagements
  • Understand the reporting and disclosure issues involving OCBOA statements and AICPA's recently published non-authoritative guidance in this area

Major Topics

  • SSARS review: Compilation, review, and audit
  • Bookkeeping and accounting services
  • Fraud in compilation and review engagements
  • SSARS clarity and recodification project
  • Independence and management advisory services
  • Using analytical procedures in review engagements
  • Personal financial statements: Recent guidance
  • OCBOA/Special Purpose Frameworks: Authoritative & non-authoritative guidance
  • AICPA's SME framework
  • Case studies and questions

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Accounting & Auditing

Alabama Society of CPAs

1041 Longfield Ct, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama 36117-8056

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Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Update

Professional Area of Focus

  • A & A


Experience with Compilation and Review engagements

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Accountants in public practice and industry who prepare compiled, reviewed, or OCBOA statements and need to gain an understanding of recent authoritative literature and changes in the practice environment


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