Stay up to speed on the latest developments in accounting and auditing through three hand-picked webinars taking place over the course of three weeks. Save 18% by purchasing this package as a whole, rather than signing up for each course individually.
- July 13 — Surgent’s Compilations, Reviews & Preparations: Engagement Performance & Annual Update
Specifically designed for preparation, compilation, and review practitioners and their staff, this course will provide you with a comprehensive review and hands-on application for performing financial statement preparation, compilation, and review engagements. You will learn the ins and outs of SSARS No. 21, Clarification and Recodification. The course will also cover the changes that have occurred with the issuance of SSARS Nos. 22 and 23 with regard to compilation of pro forma financial information engagements, engagements on prospective financial information, as well as in other areas relevant to SSARS No. 21 engagements. Also, the course will perform a detailed review of the key provisions of the recently issued SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018. Lastly, we will review proposed changes to the SSARS in order to conform the guidance to international standards. Not only will this course bring you up to date on SSARs requirements and guidance, but more importantly, it will provide you with practical examples and illustrations to help you effectively and efficiently perform these types of engagements. This course is intended to be your go-to reference for training your staff and managing your SSARS No. 21-24 services in compliance with professional, ethical, and technical requirements.
- July 20 — Surgent’s Guide to the Topic 606 Revenue Recognition Model for All CPAs
While the effective date of Topic 606 is behind us, there will always be a need for a comprehensive review of the accounting related to revenue recognition. Plus, though year one of reporting under Topic 606 is complete, there is plenty of opportunity to improve your revenue recognition processes, benchmark against your peer group and refine your application of Topic 606, particularly in the area of financial statement disclosures. This course will review the basis Topic 606 5 Step model and provide specific implementation guidance and examples. It will cover the presentation and disclosure requirements for Topic 606, including the private company disclosure relief available under Topic 606, and provide disclosure examples as well. Lastly, the course will discuss best practices, lessons learned and ways to improve the recognition of revenue going forward. Even though Topic 606 is behind us, it is still possible to improve the processes that drive revenue recognition.
- July 28 — Surgent’s Guide to the Business of Booze: Accounting for Restaurants & Bars
Since Prohibition, the alcohol industry has operated according to a complex and heavily regulated system. The industry is now changing dramatically as the traditional "three tiers" clash with an Internet world and electronic sales. For CPAs handling the accounting for restaurant and bar clients, it is critical to understand the effect of these changes today as well as their implications for the future.