In the heart of Busy Season, this up-tempo presentation will help reinforce proper accounting and auditing on a number of financial statement areas. Staff accountants through partners will benefit from attending this presentation which touches on not just proper accounting, but also professional skepticism.
Identify proper auditing methods and practices for financial statements.
Steven Morrison is the Partner-in-Charge of the Audit Quality Group at CohnReznick, bringing experience as a client service engagement partner, quality control reviewer, and standard-setter. He has worked with entities in various industries, including automotive dealerships, employee benefit plans, freight forwarding/mail courier, not-for-profit, retail, and wholesale/distribution. His experience encompasses effectively addressing unique accounting and audit issues of entities in the United States, Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Americas. Steven addresses companies’ specific issues in various industries and has extensive experience communicating simple and complex technical matters to all personnel levels. His current responsibilities include developing firm methodology, including rapidly developing situations such as COVID-19, consulting on complex accounting and audit matters, and independence considerations.
From 2015 to 2018, he served on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Auditing Standards Board (ASB), a senior committee that promulgates U.S. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. As a part of his responsibilities on the board, he served as the final chair of the going concern taskforce, which updated the going concern standard with SAS 132. He also served on the audit evidence task force, considering updates to AU-C 500, Audit Evidence, and other standards for issues such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.
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