CGA-BC Surrey/Langley/North Delta Chapter invites you to join us for a PD seminar on Saturday, June 7th, 2014.
Speaker: Michael Ell, CPA, CGA, LPA
Date: Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Time: Registration and Buffet Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Seminar 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Buffet Lunch: 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
CPD Hours: 5
Location: Newlands Golf and Country Club, 21025 48th Ave, Langley (604-533-3288)
Cost: $100.00 (includes GST and $4 donation to the CGA-BC Educational Foundation)
This seminar formerly known as GAAP/GAAS update, will review the most important aspects and changes implemented by the adoption of Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE) and Accounting Standards for Not for Profits (ASNPO). We will provide practical examples, review sample presentations and note disclosures. The seminar will discuss how the new standard relates to assurance and non-assurance engagements. The trips and traps of first time adoption will be discussed.
The day will be wrapped up with a discussion about some current and upcoming changes to accounting and assurance standards as they related primarily to review and compilation engagements.
Bring your questions and concerns.
Who should attend?
- Financial statement preparers (public practice or industry)
- Financial statement reviewers
Key learning objectives
- What is ASPE/ASNPO
- What are the differences between GAAP and ASPE/ASNPO
- First time adoption issues
- What’s new under ASPE/ASNPO
- How does ASPE affect my NTR statements
- When do I have to adopt ASPE/ASNPO
- What is new in the Auditing standards (CAS)
Michael Ell, CPA, CGA, LPA is a Public Practitioner/Consultant located in Nanaimo, BC. He is the primary public practice reviewer for CGA-BC, an Associate of the Accounting Standards Board Private Enterprise Advisory Committee and a member CPA Canada Practitioners Technical Advisory Board. Most of his career has been in public practice, but Michael also has experience in both government and industry. He develops and facilitates numerous courses for CGA-BC and other CGA affiliates across Canada, in areas relating to public practice, standards, and the CICA Handbook. Besides providing services to various small business clients, the main focus of his practice is providing standards consulting to various accounting firms in BC and across Canada.