GAQC Archived Web Events for Auditees 


    The GAQC periodically provides member only Web events featuring topics to assist auditors in ensuring governmental audit quality. As a public service to improve all governmental audit quality and to educate auditees, some GAQC member only Web events are available to the public. The titles listed below are all open to auditees.

    Federal Grant Recipient Related Web Events – including Recovery Act:

    Preparing for Your Single Audit: An Auditee Perspective
    Subrecipient Monitoring:  An Auditor and Auditee Perspective
    The Recovery Act: Information You Need to Plan and Perform Your 2010 Single Audits
    The Recovery Act: A Practitioner's Perspective

    Please visit the GAQC Recovery Act Resource Center for additional information. To date, the GAQC has issued a number of GAQC Alerts and other resources on this topic area. Access to all of these resources can be found on the GAQC Recovery Act Resource Center.

    Other Governmental Topic Web Events:

    The New 2011 Yellow Book:  What You Need to Know Now 
    Understanding the AICPA's Yellow Book Independence Practice Aid for Performing Nonaudit Services
    New Multifamily Housing Chapter of the HUD Consolidated Audit Guide 

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    Preparing for Your Single Audit: An Auditee Perspective Web Event
    . The GAQC hosted a Web event titled, Preparing for Your Single Audit: An Auditee Perspective, which was primarily intended to help auditees better understand the requirements of Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, and other reference documents (e.g., the various cost circulars), the various responsibilities placed on auditees, the importance of hiring a qualified auditor, and tips for preparing for a single audit. Among the many topics covered, this event discusses the compliance requirements and provides an overview of the auditee's responsibility for both compliance and internal control over compliance for federal programs. To access this archived event which has been left open to the public, click here.

    Subrecipient Monitoring:  An Auditor and Auditee Perspective.  The purpose of this archived Web event is to help members understand the subrecipient monitoring requirements contained in OMB Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, from both the auditee and auditor perspective.

    The Recovery Act: Information You Need to Plan and Perform Your 2010 Single Audits Web Event
    . The purpose of this archived GAQC Web event is to help auditors better understand the implications of Recovery Act funds on both auditees and your single audits. To date, the GAQC has issued a number of GAQC Alerts and other resources on this topic area. Access to all of these resources can be found on the GAQC Recovery Act Resource Center. While the event will primarily cover Recovery Act considerations, it will also provide an update on several other important matters for you to consider for your 2010 single audits. While this event was designed for auditors, the topics can be directly applied to recipients of Recovery Act funds.

    The Recovery Act: A Practitioner's Perspective Web Event.  This archived GAQC Web event titled, The Recovery Act: A Practitioner's Perspective was presented by panel of CPA practitioners and moderated by Mary Foelster of the AICPA. The GAQC held this call to provide you with another resource to better understand the implications of Recovery Act funds to your clients and your single audits. While this event was designed for auditors, the topics can be directly applied to recipients of Recovery Act funds.

    The New 2011 Yellow Book:  What You Need to Know Now.  The purposed of this archived Webcast is to assist participants with understanding the key provisions of the recently issued update to Government Auditing Standards titled, 2011 Internet Version of Government Auditing Standards (2011 Yellow Book), particularly its new independence requirements. 

    Understanding the AICPA's Yellow Book Independence Practice Aid - Member Web Event.  The purpose of this archived web event is to assist participants in understanding a recently issued GAQC Practice aid, 2011 Yellow Book Independence - Nonaudit Services Documentation Practice Aid (practice aid).  This practice aid is an important tool for auditors that perform nonaudit services and whose audits are performed under the 2011 revision to Government Auditing Standards (the 2011 Yellow Book). 

    The New Multifamily Housing Chapter of the HUD Consolidated Audit Guide Web Event.  This archived  GAQC Web event titled, The New Multifamily Housing Chapter of the HUD Consolidated Audit Guide, is intended for members who perform U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) multifamily housing audits, and is based on the long-awaited revisions to Chapter 3, HUD Multifamily Housing Programs (Chapter 3), of the HUD Consolidated Audit Guide (the HUD Guide). The presenter for this call, George Datto of HUD, highlights the major changes in the chapter. The presenter also explains at a very high-level the other new chapter that was issued at the same time as Chapter 3. The new Chapter 4, HUD Multifamily Hospital Program (Chapter 4) is essentially the previous Chapter 4 from the 2001 version of the Guide.  However, the title is revised to apply only to the Multifamily Hospital Program.  Because Chapter 4 previously applied to more than just the Multifamily Hospital Program, portions will no longer be applicable. Further, HUD has stated that auditors are expected to use professional judgment in applying Chapter 4 to audits of the Multifamily Hospital Program.  

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