The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing enormous consequences around the globe, and we know many of our members are experiencing uncertainty and concern for what’s next. The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the global voice of the AICPA and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), is here to help you through these challenging times.
Your firms, organizations, clients and communities are depending on your expertise during this crisis. And it’s our job to make sure you have the help and information you need to manage through this pandemic.
We created the AICPA Coronavirus Resource Center to provide you with the latest news, resources, event information and guidance to help you advise your organizations, clients and customers. You’ll also find resources to help you and your staff better manage our new way of working. Bookmark the page and visit often for the latest updates on COVID-19 and new learning opportunities like these:
Free CPE webcasts and livestreams
Our webcasts provide you with expert insights on topics such as business continuation, risk management, remote auditing and more. If you can’t make a live session or don’t need CPE credit, a video recording of most webcasts will be available on the AICPA Coronavirus Resource Center a few days after the first broadcast. Here are some upcoming events:
Conducting Remote Audits in Uncertain Times — Gain insights from AICPA Chief Auditor Bob Dohrer, CPA, and Andrew Prather, CPA, on how you can conduct a remote audit. April 10 from 11-12pm ET. Offers 1 free CPE credit.
Understanding Market Implications and Bringing Calm Amid Chaos — Hear from top CPA financial planners on how you can best manage physical and economic stresses associated with the pandemic — both your own and your clients’. April 13, 1-2:15pm ET. Offers 1.5 free CPE credits.
COVID-19: Scenario planning and strategic modeling — Learn a methodology to plan for various scenarios your company might face during the COVID-19 pandemic and other events. Multiple dates available. Offers 1 free CPE credit.
Navigating change: Tax implications of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act — Delve into the tax implications for employers, employees and the self-employed. April 14, 1-2pm ET. Offers 1 free CPE for AICPA members.
Tax Implications of The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act — Learn about the act’s effects on individuals and businesses. Walk away with practical guidance. Multiple dates available. Offers 1 free CPE for AICPA members.
Our collection of recorded conference sessions offers guidance on a range of topics, including managing remote teams, team morale and how to deal with a complex business interruption. These sessions also give you a feel for our virtual conference experience. The following sessions are available exclusively to AICPA members:
Role of a forensic accountant in a complex business interruption/cyber/fraud insurance claim — Forensic accountants can help when disaster strikes. Hear how they’ll help you prepare and submit a comprehensive loss of income, fidelity or cyber claim to the insurance carrier and then navigate the claim settlement process with you.
Business Interruption Accounting for Causality — There’s value to considering causality when measuring business interruption losses. This video explains the purpose of business interruption insurance policies and illustrates the best ways to isolate cause and effect when measuring losses.
Small Firm Technology Solutions — New technology can reduce firm risk and increase productivity and flexibility. Explore the latest audit and tax technologies, including collaborative accounting, payroll, SALT, document management, portals, eSignature and email encryption.
Motivation through Appreciation: Gratitude as an Engagement Tool — New technology can reduce firm risk and increase productivity and flexibility. Explore the latest audit and tax technologies, including collaborative accounting, payroll, SALT, document management, portals, eSignature and email encryption.
Planning for Self-care — Leaders must take care of their mental, physical and financial health to run a profitable organization. Learn techniques and programs to reduce work stress, boost productivity and increase profits.
Collaborate With Your Customers Using Microsoft Teams — See how one organization using Microsoft Teams to collaborate with clients reshaped how they interacted together. The technology increased client satisfaction and ultimately led to revenue growth.