Accounting and Auditing Update for Small Businesses

Description

Geared toward practitioners who provide accounting and auditing services to small businesses, this course updates you on the new accounting, auditing, compilation and review standards, and other professional guidance that impact small businesses and their auditors. Materials include practical applications of the topics covered to help you understand and apply the standards to real-life scenarios. With the rate of change in today's regulatory environment, you must stay current on all of the topics impacting the profession. Your clients are counting on you!

Highlights

  • Accounting standards updates, including an update on leases, financial instruments, and revenue recognition
  • Latest activity from ARSC
  • Current FASB projects
  • An update on audit and attest standards
  • Private company financial reporting

Objectives

  • Identify recently issued FASB, ASB, and ARSC guidance and standards that impact small businesses.
  • Identify key concepts related to exposure drafts and other projects in accounting and auditing

Designed For

CPAs who require a review of recent accounting and auditing pronouncements



Leaders

Jeanette Bax-Kurtz

Jeanette Bax-Kurtz is the Founder and Owner of Andern Consulting LLC. She works with tax exempt organizations including government districts, minority and family-owned businesses assisting them to navigate the changes and regulations to help their organizations build their legacies in this ever changing world. She was the past partner and Director of Not-for-Profit and Regulatory Services for Mueller Prost, which she coordinated the firm’s delivery of audit, tax and advisory services to tax exempt and other organizations, including not-for-profit, real estate, and healthcare industries. Her considerable knowledge base has been the source of assistance for many directors, trustees, government agencies, owners and consultants in solving challenges facing a dynamic environment.

Jeanette is a graduate of University of Missouri, St. Louis with a B.S.B.A. concentration in Accounting and a Minor in Mathematics. She has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting. Jeanette is a Certified Public Accountant in the States of Missouri, Illinois, and Nebraska. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Her focus on not-for-profit organizations and highly regulated industries makes Jeanette a sought-after educator and speaker. She frequently teaches courses for the AICPA and is a guest lecturer at various universities, CPA firms and other organizations.

In addition to her professional affiliations, Jeanette serves as a board member for Belleville Diocesan Finance Council, Brace for Impact 46, Pujols Family Foundation, Resourceful Living and Women of Wisdom. She also devotes a considerable amount of time to providing services and volunteering for a variety of tax-exempt organizations. Jeanette is a recipient of the Association’s Outstanding Facilitator Award