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Audit Staff Essentials - New Staff: Core Concepts
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Audit Staff Essentials - New Staff: Core Concepts

Level 1 of Audit Staff Essentials: Designed to build new staff’s foundational knowledge of audit concepts and techniques. Follow it with Level 2 - New Staff: Practical Application.

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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Auditing

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

14.5

Author(s)

Tom Noce, Lynford Graham

Availability

1 year

Product Number

161002

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Level 1, New Staff: Core Concepts

Audit concepts and techniques you can use throughout your career

As you take on new audit roles and responsibilities, you'll want to have in place a strong conceptual groundwork for all future audit learning.

Part of Audit Staff Essentials (ASE), Level 1: New Staff: Core Concepts focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to perform duties commonly assigned to first-year audit staff.

Level 1 covers the audit from the firm's perspective. On this level, you'll learn about the core concepts and the dynamics of in-firm and client relationships. Available separately, Level 1's courses include:

When taken together with Level 2 - New Staff: Practical Application, this level will help you become a successful auditor and firm member right from the start!

About Audit Staff Essentials − Taking you on your audit learning journey.

From start to finish, Audit Staff Essentials (ASE) provides the training road map and support you need along your career journey. Designed to help you master your current position and excel in each phase of your career, this 4-level self-study series offers four unique levels that cover hands-on technical skills, conceptual expertise, and soft skill training.

Regularly refreshed, this 4-part series is perfect for individual staff members or as a comprehensive group training program for firms. Get ready to position yourself or your staff members to become successful auditors and essential firm members. Levels include:

For more information, including a short video, FAQs, group sales discounts and more, visit AICPAStore.com/ASE.

Who Will Benefit
  • Recently onboarded staff
  • First-year staff
  • Firms that want consistent training and level setting
Key Topics
  • Audit basics
  • New auditor's role in an engagement
  • Key communication skills
  • Working papers and documentation
  • Audit risk model
  • Professional skepticism
Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize the audit's purpose, phases, and procedures performed during each phase of an audit.
  • Distinguish between the performance requirements of preparation, compilation and review engagements.
  • Identify key concepts and techniques of interpersonal behavior and communication.
  • Recall the importance of professional skepticism and identify when and how to use professional judgment and skepticism in the audit.
  • Recall the basics of the audit risk model, including assertions.
  • Recognize the different qualities of audit evidence and the techniques used to obtain evidence in order to form an opinion on the financial statements and related disclosures.
  • Identify the purpose and importance of audit documentation and the fundamental principles and their application.
Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
14.5
NASBA Field of Study
Auditing
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
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Online
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Instructors
Tom Noce
CPA, CFE
"Tom Noce, CPA, CFE is a CPA licensed in California and New Jersey with over 37 years of experience in the field of public accounting, including eight years as a partner in a midsized firm. He is a graduate of Rutgers University. Tom began his independent practice in September 2003. His primary industry focus is in audit, accounting, and taxation services for construction and real estate clients. Tom is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and provides fraud prevention and detection, forensic accounting services, and litigation support to clients in a number of industries. As an experienced author, instructor, and lecturer, Tom writes and teaches continuing professional education for CPAs. He chaired the 1st and 2nd Annual Fraud Conferences and 1999 and 2000 Audit and Accounting Conferences, sponsored by the California CPA Education Foundation. Since 1999, he has authored and presented more than 15 courses for the California CPA Education Foundation, the AICPA, and other providers. Tom was honored with the California CPA Education Foundation’s Award for Instructor Excellence in 2004 & 2010. Tom lives and practices in Palm Springs, California. He is an accomplished woodworker and enjoys spending his spare time in his workshop."
Lynford Graham
CPA, Ph.D., CFE
"Lynford Graham, CPA, Ph.D., CFE is a CPA with more than 35 years of audit practice and policy development experience. He is a visiting professor of accountancy at Bentley University in Waltham MA. Dr. Graham is a member of the AICPA and a past member of the Auditing Standards Board. He chaired the task forces for AICPA Guides Assessing Audit Risk and Audit Sampling. He is also the chair of the Auditing Revenue Task Force for the AICPA Guide on Revenue Recognition. He was a partner and National Director of Audit Policy for BDO, LLP. Prior to that, Dr. Graham was an associate professor at Rutgers University. Before Rutgers, he was a national accounting and SEC consulting partner at Coopers & Lybrand, responsible for technical issues research, auditing research, and sampling. A Certified Fraud Examiner, in 2002, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the auditing section of the AAA. He is a co-author of several award-winning academic research papers. Dr. Graham holds an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, (Wharton School). He is the editor of Accountants' Handbook, 12th Edition (Wiley, 2012) and Internal Control: Audit and Compliance (Wiley, 2015)."
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