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22WC-0971: Accounting and Auditing for the Construction Industry (Webinar)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022
10:00am - 1:30pm Central Time
4 CPE (4 technical)

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The construction industry faces many unique challenges to survive and remain profitable. These include specific aspects of accounting and reporting for construction contracts and estimating project costs and profitability. Analyze revenue recognition under the percentage of completion method (including comparing current standards to the new FASB revenue standard) by exploring the underlying details. Reduce potential errors made using established concepts, including the shortfalls of the "cost to cost" method. Take a focused look at construction contractors' accounting, reporting and auditing. Discuss techniques and examples that provide a realistic audit approach for the contractor, including detailed auditing procedures for many types of contracts.

Major subjects

  • Illustrative computations for revenue recognition
  • Analysis of FASB revenue recognition standard and the anticipated impact on the construction industry.
  • Application of "risk-based" audit model to contractors
  • The "Lookback" analysis and the contractor's estimating reliability
  • Practical approach to auditing contracts completed and in progress
  • Numerous computations and alternative approaches

Learning objective(s)

  • Recognize and handle the basic accounting and auditing issues peculiar to the construction industry
  • Identify financial statement presentation and disclosure issues
  • Be aware of the specific bonding requirements and objectives
  • Explore the components of revenue recognition and costing using a risk-based perspective
  • Address the common pitfalls for error, and learn to apply the principles for all types of general and specialty contractors
  • Develop an audit approach for specific identified risks
  • Address the viability of project site visits

Who should take this program?

CPAs and financial professionals.

Standard Member Fee $149.00
Standard Nonmember Fee $199.00

More program information

Instructor Eugene Ristaino
Location Online
of study
Accounting & audit
of study
Auditing - Technical (1.0)
Accounting - Technical (3.0)
Level Basic
Format Group Internet Based
Sponsor CalCPA Education Foundation
NASBA ID#: 104822
Prerequisites Prereq.  None.
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