Recent Newsletters

February 2024

PSAB Exposure Draft on Tangible Capital Assets (PS 3150) | IAASB Approved Fraud Exposure Draft (ISA 240) | Interruption Cost: How Desk Bombing Affects Productivity | How Accountants Can Master Public Speaking | Annual CPD Reporting Deadlines Approaching | Your Quest for CSQM 1 Implementation Guidance Ends Here!!!

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January 2024

LCE Standard Update | Accounting for Life Insurance Contracts with Cash Surrender Value | CSQM 1 Implementation | Can Socializing Really be your Career Secret Weapon? | Baseline Cyber Security Controls for Small to Mid-Sized Organizations | Your Quest for CSQM 1 Implementation Guidance Ends Here!!! | CPD Reporting Deadlines

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November 2023

What is the Right Related Services Report to Issue? | Revised CAS 600: Are You Sure You Don’t Have a Group Audit? | CAS 315 and the Auditor’s Responsibility for GITCs | Interruption Cost: How Desk Bombing Affects Productivity | The Power of Listening in Helping People Change | 30 Days to Go to the End of the Year, Do You Have Your CPD Hours?

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October 2023

Practice Inspection Reporting | Refresher on Fraud Responsibility in an Engagement | PEG Updates | Videos, the Secret Time Saver You Didn’t Know You Needed, Until Now | New ASK KSA Professional Development Courses Launched | Your Quest for CSQM 1 Implementation Guidance End Here!!!

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September 2023

Going Concern (CAS 570) Exposure Draft Issued | Audit Evidence (CAS 500) Exposure Draft Issued | Fraud (CAS 240) Exposure Draft Expected Shortly | ASNPO Contributions – Revenue Recognition Exposure Draft Issued | LCE Standard Approved by the IAASB | [Free Webinar] CSQM 1 Implementation Blueprint

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August 2023

Give Yourself a Break | 7 Tricky Work Situations and How to Handle Them | How to Control Your Emotions During Difficult Conversations | Conquering Virtual Fatigue: Expert Tips | [Free Webinar] CSQM 1 Implementation Blueprint

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In the Press...

IFAC | Preparing for the New Quality Management Standards: ISQM 1 Risk Responses

In part two of a three-part series, Kirsten explores the design and implementation of risk responses

IFAC  |  Preparing for the New Quality Management Standards: ISQM 1 System Evaluation and Monitoring

In this, the last of a three-part series on the new quality management standards, we cover the evaluation of the system of quality management. We began the series addressing establishing quality objectives and identifying and assessing risks.

IFAC | Preparing for the New Quality Management Standards: ISQM 1 Quality Objectives and Quality Risks

This is a critical time for professional accountants in public practice. Many standards are evolving, with none perhaps more important than the suite of new and revised quality management standards recently approved by the IAASB.

LinkedIn  |  That’s a Good One. Write It Down.

One of my objectives in training is to help participants remember and implement what they learn.

LinkedIn  |  Auditing: Is it a Science or an Art?

Is auditing a science or an art? After pondering this question for several weeks, I have come to the conclusion that it is both. The actual process of following the standards is a science however its application is an art

LinkedIn  |  Focus on Today but Do Not Forget About Tomorrow

There are many upcoming accounting, auditing and other standards changes and therefore a few ideas to keep in mind today to help you save time in the future.

Recent Newsletters

February 2024

PSAB Exposure Draft on Tangible Capital Assets (PS 3150) | IAASB Approved Fraud Exposure Draft (ISA 240) | Interruption Cost: How Desk Bombing Affects Productivity | How Accountants Can Master Public Speaking | Annual CPD Reporting Deadlines Approaching | Your Quest for CSQM 1 Implementation Guidance Ends Here!!!

Read More »

January 2024

LCE Standard Update | Accounting for Life Insurance Contracts with Cash Surrender Value | CSQM 1 Implementation | Can Socializing Really be your Career Secret Weapon? | Baseline Cyber Security Controls for Small to Mid-Sized Organizations | Your Quest for CSQM 1 Implementation Guidance Ends Here!!! | CPD Reporting Deadlines

Read More »

November 2023

What is the Right Related Services Report to Issue? | Revised CAS 600: Are You Sure You Don’t Have a Group Audit? | CAS 315 and the Auditor’s Responsibility for GITCs | Interruption Cost: How Desk Bombing Affects Productivity | The Power of Listening in Helping People Change | 30 Days to Go to the End of the Year, Do You Have Your CPD Hours?

Read More »

October 2023

Practice Inspection Reporting | Refresher on Fraud Responsibility in an Engagement | PEG Updates | Videos, the Secret Time Saver You Didn’t Know You Needed, Until Now | New ASK KSA Professional Development Courses Launched | Your Quest for CSQM 1 Implementation Guidance End Here!!!

Read More »

September 2023

Going Concern (CAS 570) Exposure Draft Issued | Audit Evidence (CAS 500) Exposure Draft Issued | Fraud (CAS 240) Exposure Draft Expected Shortly | ASNPO Contributions – Revenue Recognition Exposure Draft Issued | LCE Standard Approved by the IAASB | [Free Webinar] CSQM 1 Implementation Blueprint

Read More »

August 2023

Give Yourself a Break | 7 Tricky Work Situations and How to Handle Them | How to Control Your Emotions During Difficult Conversations | Conquering Virtual Fatigue: Expert Tips | [Free Webinar] CSQM 1 Implementation Blueprint

Read More »

In the Press...

IFAC | Preparing for the New Quality Management Standards: ISQM 1 Risk Responses

In part two of a three-part series, Kirsten explores the design and implementation of risk responses

IFAC  |  Preparing for the New Quality Management Standards: ISQM 1 System Evaluation and Monitoring

In this, the last of a three-part series on the new quality management standards, we cover the evaluation of the system of quality management. We began the series addressing establishing quality objectives and identifying and assessing risks.

IFAC | Preparing for the New Quality Management Standards: ISQM 1 Quality Objectives and Quality Risks

This is a critical time for professional accountants in public practice. Many standards are evolving, with none perhaps more important than the suite of new and revised quality management standards recently approved by the IAASB.

LinkedIn  |  That’s a Good One. Write It Down.

One of my objectives in training is to help participants remember and implement what they learn.

LinkedIn  |  Auditing: Is it a Science or an Art?

Is auditing a science or an art? After pondering this question for several weeks, I have come to the conclusion that it is both. The actual process of following the standards is a science however its application is an art

LinkedIn  |  Focus on Today but Do Not Forget About Tomorrow

There are many upcoming accounting, auditing and other standards changes and therefore a few ideas to keep in mind today to help you save time in the future.