The definitive reference for clarified standards application and compliance, fully updated for 2019 The Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS 2019 is the comprehensive and user-friendly guide to Generally Accepted Auditing Standards. Fully updated to reflect all new standards, practices, and statements-including Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) and Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE)-this essential resource offers practitioners a clear and complete reference in a single volume. This book provides complete coverage of relevant areas including audit planning and documentation, audit evaluation and evidence, examination and review engagements, and more to help auditors interpret and apply current auditing standards while maintaining full compliance with GAAS. General auditing standards are subject to frequent updates and divergent interpretations, yet practitioners need to keep pace with the latest changes if compliance is to be maintained. Employing a logical organizational structure, this guide defines and interprets each clarified standard and explains its relation to the engagement process. Practice notes, checklists, questionnaires, and relevant real-world examples demonstrate how each section is applied. This indispensable resource provides in-depth guidance on GAAS interpretation, application, and compliance to help you:
Identify and apply each auditing, SSAE and SSARS section
Understand new requirements in clarified attestation standards
Access technical alerts, interpretation summaries, and individual section descriptions and definitions
Employ techniques to maintain compliance with each standard
TheWiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS2019 provides auditing professionals with the expert guidance and up-to-date information necessary to save you time, streamline your workload, and maximize your job performance.
Joanne Flood, MBA, CPA, Rockville Center, NY has accounting experience within both a Big 4 international firm and a small firm. She has worked as a senior manager in the AICPA's Professional Development group. Joanne received her MBA in Accounting Summa Cum Laude from Adelphi University.