CPE for Government Auditors

Auditing Federal Grants


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$120 includes self-study manual and online quiz for 9.5 hours of CPE credit.

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The Single Audit is part compliance audit and part financial audit. Let Leita untangle the web of governance for federal grants and guide you through the steps of conducting the audit for a sample federal grant including researching the requirements of the grant, assessing inherent risk, refining the audit objective, applying the Green Book, choosing methodologies, and documenting your work.

Course objectives include:

  • Contrast the objective and scope
  • Identify the basic questions that auditors seek to answer
  • Identify the significant differences between a commercial financial audit and a Single Audit
  • Identify the three subjects of the Single Audit
  • Identify which federal grant requirements can override other grant requirements
  • Identify and arrange the steps in conducting an audit
  • Associate the steps of an audit with the phases of an audit
  • Identify the requirements for gaining an understanding of an audit subject
  • Identify the steps of the audit trifecta
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses in a given criteria
  • Distinguish between the four main steps of performing a risk assessment
  • Distinguish between the types of inherent risk
  • Classify controls into the components of the COSO model of controls
  • Distinguish between a control’s design and its implementation
  • Distinguish among inherent risk, control risk, and detection risk
  • Apply the four basic steps of conducting a risk assessment to a compliance audit
  • Distinguish between a workable objective and a vague objective
  • Detect weak and vague audit methodologies
  • Classify evidence into one of three types
  • Differentiate between “sufficient” evidence and “appropriate” evidence
  • Distinguish among the elements of a working paper
  • Describe the standards for working paper documentation
  • Distinguish among the elements of a finding
  • Evaluate whether a finding follows the simple rules of logical organization of a finding
  • Distinguish between a control test and a compliance test
  • Identify the questions that you should consider at the end of your engagements

Recommended CPE credit: 9.5 hours

NASBA Category of Study: Auditing (Governmental)

Program level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Who should attend: Auditors of government programs.

Instructional method: Self-study text with online quiz. QAS SS

About the Author(s): Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA, CGFM, CGAP

This course qualifies for Yellow Book CPE credit.

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