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2020 GAQC Annual Update Webcast

2020 GAQC Annual Update Webcast

**This webcast is intended for GAQC members ONLY.** This annual required GAQC Webcast will provide important updates and review matters that will have an effect on your 2019 audit engagements.



NASBA Field of Study

Auditing (Governmental)



CPE Credits



Heather Acker, Mary Foelster, Kimberly McCormick, Troy Rector


3 months

 Business & partner 
Learning Outcomes
  • Recall the auditing and accounting standards.
  • Recognize common quality issues that are being found in peer reviews and ethics referrals.
  • Apply auditing guidance updates for other compliance audits.
  • Recognize related resources and tools available from the GAQC and the AICPA.
Key Topics
  • Auditing and accounting standards
  • Tools available from GAQC and the AICPA
Product Details

This webcast is intended for GAQC members ONLY

This annual required GAQC Webcast will provide important updates and review matters that will have an effect on your 2019 audit engagements.

Specifically, you will receive a high-level briefing on various technical matters, including:

  • The latest on single audits and related regulatory matters, including the status of the 2019 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Compliance Supplement
  • A summary of the various accounting and auditing standard-setter’s activities, including the latest revisions to Government Auditing Standards
  • Auditing guidance relating to "other compliance audits," such as those required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of Education
  • The current status of initiatives to enhance governmental audit quality
  • Resources and tools available from the GAQC and AICPA.

Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC) members save an additional 20%

Find out more information on the GAQC Website.

Who Will Benefit
  • Governmental Audit Quality Center members
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NASBA Field of Study
Auditing (Governmental)
Knowledge of governmental auditing
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
2 hrs
Heather Acker
Heather Acker leads Baker Tilly’s firmwide risk advisory practice. With more than 20 years of experience, her responsibilities include oversight of 300 professionals who specialize in helping clients to address governance, risk and compliance issues in areas such as internal audit, enterprise risk management (ERM), regulatory compliance and management of financial and operational risks. Prior to this role, Heather oversaw all aspects of quality for Baker Tilly’s public sector industry practice, specializing in serving the needs of state and local government clients. She also served as Baker Tilly’s Central region Assurance Professional Practice Group leader and chair of the firm’s Assurance Innovation Committee. She has been deeply involved in professional industry associations, including AICPA committees, throughout her career. Heather serves on Baker Tilly’s Board of Partners.
Mary Foelster
Kimberly McCormick
Kimberly McCormick, CPA, is a partner with Grant Thornton, LLP in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over 27 years of experience working with all types of not-for-profit organizations and governments and currently serves as an audit partner for several colleges and universities, religious organizations, museums, foundations, social service organizations and many organizations subject to OMB Circular A-133. Kim previously served on the Executive Committee of the AICPA's Governmental Audit Quality Center, currently serves on the planning committee for the AICPA's National Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update conference and is the co-chair of the California Society NPO Conference. She serves on the audit committee of Northern California Grantmakers and is a member of the AICPA and CalCPA.
Troy Rector
Troy Rector is a principal in the Not For Profit and Governmental Services Group at Clark Nuber and has spent his career serving Not-For-Profit and Governmental organizations. He specializes in performing audits of social service, healthcare, low income housing and other organizations receiving federal assistance. He serves on the firm's Technical Issues Committee and leads the firm's internal and external federal grant compliance training and consulting. Troy serves on the WSCPA Not-For-Profit Conference Planning Committee and is the treasurer of a local not-for profit organization. Troy holds a bachelor's degree in business administration-accounting concentration from Indiana University.

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2020 GAQC Annual Update Webcast
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