How to Conduct a Review under the AICPA Practice-Monitoring Program
Grow Your Firm's Peer Review Practice
Attend the “How to Conduct a Review” course in Denver, Colorado at 16 CPE credits for only $550.
Now is the perfect time to become a peer reviewer! With more than 30,000 firms participating in the Peer Review Program, demand for your skills in this important professional program has never been higher.
The AICPA and the Colorado Society of CPAs are co-sponsoring a “How to Conduct a Review under the AICPA Practice-Monitoring Program” course from August 4-5, 2014, at the Denver Marriott City Center.
This course will provide you an opportunity to become a peer reviewer and/or allow you to help members of your firm take the first step in becoming one. This course will be held in conjunction with the AICPA Peer Review Conference – you can meet and mingle with conference attendees during breakfast, lunch, breaks or at the cocktail reception.
Who Should Attend:
• CPAs who want to become peer reviewers
• Successors or additions to your existing peer review practice
Michael Brand, CPA, will lead this 2-day, 16-hour A&A CPE credit course. Brand — a partner in the firm of Johnson, Feigley, Newton & Brand, LLP, in Athens, Alabama — is a former AICPA Peer Review Board Member. He is chair of the AICPA Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC) and the Alabama CPA Society’s Peer Review Committee. He is also a conference and seminar instructor for the AICPA and numerous state CPA societies.
The cost to attend this 2-day course is $550. You’ll learn how to:
• Effectively plan a peer review
• Understand a firm’s system of quality control
• Document procedures used in testing the firm’s system
• Prepare the peer review report and provide to the administering entity recommendations for follow-up action
• Understand the effect of organizational issues on a firm’s system of quality control
• Evaluate a firm’s system of quality control
• Identify the steps in a peer review engagement
• Write peer review reports
• Assist firms in preparing letters of response
• Plan and conduct the exit conference
• Market peer review services
• Distinguish between system reviews and engagement reviews
This course will use realistic case studies and examples from system and engagement reviews – and introduce you to the administrative and committee roles involved in the peer review program.
We look forward to seeing you in Denver!