Self-Study

Accounting for and Auditing Complex Investments On-Demand Webcast

  • Tuesday, April 5, 2022 – Sunday, April 30, 2023

  • 2.00
    CREDITS
    Auditing

As companies look for greater investment returns in the current low interest rate environment, they are often investing in more risky types of investments, such as cryptocurrency. Further, as they look to hedge business risks, companies are frequently entering into derivative transactions, which both can contain unexpected risk and accounting complexity.

As you advance in your audit careers, you will be faced with both understanding the accounting for and auditing these complex financial statement areas. In this course, we'll review the accounting models of several types of complex investments and review common audit procedures in these areas

Objectives

Highlights

  • The fair value measurement process
  • Derivative and hedge accounting under ASC 815
  • Accounting and auditing considerations related to the use of the equity method of accounting under ASC 323
  • Accounting and auditing considerations related to investments in cryptocurrency and digital assets

Additional Information

Designed For

Accountants who account for or audit more complex financial instruments

Vendor

Surgent

Advanced Preparation

None

Credits

2.00 Auditing

Prerequisite

Experience on audit engagements

Course Number

2227165

Level of Knowledge

Intermediate

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