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Overview

8.0 Credits
IN-PERSON

Find out how to prepare for your next peer review and what can be done on a daily basis to create a strong quality control environment for your firm. Identify the most common significant deficiencies peer reviews uncover and what you can do to prevent them from occurring in your firm. Consider the process for selecting the appropriate peer reviewer and determine the right review year-end for your firm. If you have specialized engagements, such as governmental units, not-for-profit organizations, construction contractors, or employee benefit plans, examine the additional issues that may come into play.

Objectives

 Recall how to create a firm environment that focuses on quality control.  Recognize the basic steps for monitoring and inspections.  Recall key considerations related to establishing a quality control system based on the Quality Control Standards.  Recognize significant recurring engagement deficiencies and how to prevent them.  Identify how to prepare for your next peer review - decisions to make and pulling together the right information.

Major Topics

 What to do between reviews to maintain a quality control environment and continually prepare for the next review  Common engagement deficiencies and how to prevent them  Selection process-the peer reviewer and the review year-end  Quality control standards overview  What you need to assemble for your reviewer  Peer review wrap-up expectations  Solutions to common quality control issues

Prerequisite

Experience in performing accounting and auditing services

Advanced Preparation

None

Sessions

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

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