VIRTUAL OPTION: Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors


Keep abreast of the fast-paced changes in accounting and auditing. This comprehensive course covers relevant pronouncements, exposure drafts, and other guidance recently issued in the accounting, auditing, review, compilation, and preparation engagement arenas. Let us sort through the complexities and help you identify and apply recently issued FASB, PCAOB, ARSC, and ASB standards and guidance. With the rate of change in today's regulatory environment, you must stay current on the topics impacting the profession - don't get left behind!


  • Recently issued ASUs, including an update on revenue recognition, financial instruments, and leases
  • Current FASB exposure draft and projects
  • Audit and Attest engagements update
  • Recent PCAOB guidance
  • Latest activity from ARSC


  • Identify key points related to recently issued FASB standards and guidance.
  • Recognize the effect of recently issued auditing standards, attestation standards, and standards on accounting and review services.
  • Identify key concepts related to exposure drafts and other projects in accounting, auditing, compilation and review services.

Designed For

CPAs in public practice and industry who want to remain up-to-date on accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation and review pronouncements


Kurt Oestriecher

Mr. Oestriecher has over a decade of experience with his local firm where he is partner in charge of accounting and auditing services. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor of Accounting at Louisiana State University at Alexandria and Northwestern State University. He received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the Louisiana Society of CPAs in 1998.

Kurt functions in many capacities for the Louisiana Society of CPAs on its board and varying committees. He is President-Elect of the LCPA and past President of the Central Louisiana Chapter of Society of Louisiana CPAs. His service includes the Accounting and Auditing Conference Committee and, a past member of the Computer Education Sub-committee. He is currently chairing on Strategic Planning and Budget Committees. He is a member of the AICPA and currently serves on the Accounting and Review Services Committee, which issues the Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services. He has also spoke by invitation at many conferences and workshops; developing and authoring the material for these as well.