Self-Study

Surgent's Auditing Common Investments (Audit Skills Training - Level 3) (A3M5)

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – Thursday, April 30, 2020

  • 3
    CREDITS
    Auditing

Many small- and mid-size entities hold less complex investments, including 'plain vanilla' derivatives (such as interest rate swaps). This module will provide an overview for evaluating the proper recognition, measurement and disclosure of common investments types.

Objectives

  • Explain typical audit risks associated with auditing common investments
  • Discuss how to tailor the audit plan to assessed risks of material misstatement
  • Describe accounting for common derivatives
  • Explain fair value presentation and disclosure requirements

Highlights

  • Overview of common investment types
  • Typical audit risks and related audit procedures
  • Investments in other entities
  • Understanding common 'plain vanilla' derivatives, like interest rate swaps
  • Fair value disclosure, including applying the fair value hierarchy

Additional Information

Designed For

Accountants responsible for accounting for or auditing less complex investments, including 'plain vanilla' derivatives

Vendor

Surgent

Advanced Preparation

None

Prerequisite

Familiarity with SASs and FASBs

Field of Study

Auditing

Course Number

1925341

Level of Knowledge

Intermediate

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