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Annual Update for Accountants and Auditors


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Hilton Garden Inn

3720 N Reserve St
Missoula, MT 59808

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8.00 Credits

Member Price $300.00

Price will increase by $50 after 7/31

Non-Member Price $350.00

Price will increase by $50 after 7/31


All materials will be electronic only

Keep abreast of the fast-paced changes in accounting and auditing. This 
comprehensive course covers relevant pronouncements, exposure drafts, and 
other guidance recently issued in the accounting, auditing, review, compilation, and 
preparation engagement arenas. Let us sort through the complexities and help you 
identify and apply recently issued FASB, PCAOB, ARSC, and ASB standards and 
guidance. With the rate of change in today’s regulatory environment, you must 
stay current on the topics impacting the profession – don’t get left behind!


• Recently issued ASUs, including an update on revenue recognition, 
financial instruments, and leases
• Current FASB exposure draft and projects
• Audit and attest engagements update
• Recent PCAOB guidance
• Latest activity from ARSC


    Previous experience in accounting and auditing

    Designed For

    CPAs in public practice and industry who want to remain upto-date on accounting, auditing, preparation, compilation and 
    review pronouncements


    • Identify key points related to recently issued FASB standards and 
    • Recognize the effect of recently issued auditing standards, attestation 
    standards, and standards on accounting and review services.
    • Identify key concepts related to exposure drafts and other projects in 
    accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review services


    Leader Bios

    Bruce Shepard

    Bruce Shepard was most recently an assistant professor of accounting at George Fox University and an adjunct professor of accounting at the University of Oregon, prior to becoming an instructor for the AICPA in 2012. From 2006-2010, Mr. Shepard was the Chief Financial Officer of Las Vegas Gaming, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he had full management responsibility for all financial affairs, daily business operations, administration and human resources. From 1985-2006, Mr. Shepard was in charge of the Middle Market Practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in Portland, Oregon, where he served as an Assurance Partner from 1989-2006 focusing on providing proactive business advisory services to fast-growing companies. Bruce has many years of trusted business advisor experience around Portland, Oregon where he practiced for 33 years. In addition, Bruce has taught all of the accounting and auditing classes, fraud and forensics, pension auditing, SAARS, COSO, and governmental accounting and auditing classes for the AICPA for the last five years including being the lead instructor on GASB 68. Presently, Bruce is the author of the AICPA course, Audits of Banks and Other Financial Institutions. At PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Mr. Shepard spearheaded over 100 acquisitions and divestitures by leading in the financial structuring of the transactions. He worked with clients to develop strategic plans for short-term and long-term growth. He assisted both start-up companies and beyond start-up companies with attaining their needed growth capital. Mr. Shepard wrote an article, Financing Entrepreneurs, in 1999 for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Shepard was awarded “Beta Alpha Psi Professional of the Year” in 2006 for sustained involvement with the University of Oregon.

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    Non-Member Price $350.00

    Member Price $300.00