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COVID-19 Audit Implications

COVID-19 Audit Implications

Join AICPA Chief Auditor, Bob Dohrer and PCPS Technical Issues Committee member, Mike Manspeaker, as they bring you up to speed on what you need to know when auditing in the current environment.

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NASBA Field of Study




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Bob Dohrer, Mike Manspeaker, Carl R. Mayes Jr.


Learning Outcomes
  • Learn how to plan a remote audit.
  • Identify audit areas where risk is heightened in the current environment.
  • Learn about alternative approaches to obtaining sufficient approach audit evidence when traditional audit procedures are not possible.
  • Understand potential reporting implications of COVID-19.
  • Access helpful resources to support quality performance.
Key Topics
  • Auditing remotely
  • Risk assessment and response in the current environment
  • Implications when inventory observations can’t be performed on-site
  • Evaluating internal control without access to the client site
  • Communications with management and those charged with governance
  • Reporting implications
Product Details

We’ve got answers

Have questions about how COVID-19 will impact your audit? During this timely session, AICPA Chief Auditor Bob Dohrer and PCPS Technical Issues Committee member Mike Manspeaker will answer the most frequently asked questions we’ve received.

From planning a remote audit, to areas of heightened risk, to reporting implications, we’ll bring you up to speed on what you need to know when auditing in the current environment.

Who Will Benefit
  • Auditors
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CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
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2 hrs
Bob Dohrer
Bob Dohrer is the Chief Auditor at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Bob serves as an expert on US and international auditing and attestation standards and leads Professional Standards teams in the delivery of high-quality, innovative audit, attest, quality control, review, compilation and preparation standards. Bob provides strategic direction to the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) and the Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARS), in partnership with their Chairs. He works with the ASB in identifying and developing new, innovative and transformational auditing standards that encourage the use of technology in the financial statement audit and in visioning how the audit might change as technology advances. Bob represents the AICPA and participates in leadership and activities of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO), The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and The U.S. Standard-Setting Coordinating Committee (AICPA-PCAOB-GAO), with the ASB chair, promoting collaboration and uniformity. Prior to joining the AICPA in October 2018, Bob was RSM International Limited’s Global Leader - Quality & Risk, based primarily in RSM’s Executive Office in London. Bob had overall responsibility for the global network’s audit and other attest services policies, procedures and guidance. Prior to joining the RSM Executive Office in March 2012, Bob served as the RSM US LLP’s (formerly McGladrey) Director of Assurance Services and International Assurance Services Practice Leader and served a broad range of clients. Bob has twenty-nine years of experience in public accounting, all with RSM and McGladrey. Bob is the immediate past chair of the AICPA’s Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC) and in that role led the AICPA through recent efforts related to SOC, cybersecurity, sustainability and use of emerging technologies. Bob also served two terms on the ASB. Internationally, Bob is a member of the IAASB, where he serves as Chair of the Data Analytics Working Group, Co-Chairs the Group Audits Task Force and is a member of the Quality Control Task Force. Prior to being appointed to the IAASB, Bob served two terms as Chair of the Forum of Firms. Bob graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Master of Professional Accountancy degree and from Black Hills State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
Mike Manspeaker
Carl R. Mayes Jr.
Carl Mayes is the Associate Director of CPA Quality and Evolution. He is the project lead for the AICPA’s Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) initiative and manages the CPA Evolution effort. Before working on the EAQ initiative, Carl served on the AICPA Peer Review team and helped develop the AICPA Not-for-Profit Section. Carl is a licensed CPA in North Carolina and worked as an auditor for regional and local public accounting firms before joining the AICPA.

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