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Guide

Preparation, Compilation, and Review Engagements, 2018

AICPA

AICPA

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1. Auflage Januar 2019
304 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-948306-03-4
John Wiley & Sons

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Issued under the authority of the AICPA's Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC) and a go-to guide for accountants performing preparation, compilation and review engagements, this title contains the most up-to-date guidance, including the recently issued Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) No. 22, Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information, SSARS No. 23, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2016, and SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018 for the preparation, compilation and review of engagements. The most important update to this publication is the addition of a chapter on international reporting issues resulting from SSARS No. 24, which will become effective for periods ending on or after June 15, 2019. This edition also contains updates related to illustrative inquiries for review engagements and more illustrative accountant's reports.

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Issued under the authority of the AICPA's Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC) and a go-to guide for accountants performing preparation, compilation and review engagements, this title contains the most up-to-date guidance, including the recently issued Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) No. 22, Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information, SSARS No. 23, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2016, and SSARS No. 24, Omnibus Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services - 2018 for the preparation, compilation and review of engagements. The most important update to this publication is the addition of a chapter on international reporting issues resulting from SSARS No. 24, which will become effective for periods ending on or after June 15, 2019. This edition also contains updates related to illustrative inquiries for review engagements and more illustrative accountant's reports.

1 Review of Financial Statements 01-241

Introduction 01-02

Applicability 03-04

Consideration of Materiality in a Review Engagement 05-11

Requirements 12-236

General Principles for Performing and Reporting on Review Engagements 12

Professional Skepticism in a Review Engagement 13-16

Engagement Level Quality Control in a Review Engagement 17-21

Independence 22-24

Preconditions for Accepting a Review Engagement 25-30

Communications with Predecessor Accountants 31-34

Agreement on Engagement Terms 35-38

Understanding of the Industry 39

Knowledge of the Entity 40-68

Designing and Performing Review Procedures 69-72

Analytical Procedures 73-113

Illustrative Analytics 114-119

Inquiries and Other Review Procedures 120-147

Illustrative Inquiries 148-149

Reading the Financial Statements 150-152

Reconciling the Financial Statements to the Underlying Accounting Records 153

Evaluating Evidence Obtained From the Procedures Performed 154-157

Written Representations 158-164

Communicating to Management and Others Regarding Fraud or Noncompliance with Laws and Regulations 165-172

Reporting on the Financial Statements -- General 173-174

Reporting on Financial Statements Prepared in

Accordance with a Special Purpose Framework 175-179

Reporting on Comparative Financial Statements 180-186

Reporting on Known Departures from the Applicable Financial Reporting Framework 187-192

Emphasis-of-Matter and Other-Matter Paragraphs in the Accountant's Review Report 193-197

Alert That Restricts the Use of the Accountant's Review Report 198-201

Reporting on Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance With a Financial Reporting Framework Generally Accepted in another Country 202-205

The Accountant's Consideration of an Entity's Ability to Continue as a Going Concern 206-207

1 Review of Financial Statements--continued

Consideration of the Effects on the Accountant's Review Report 208-209

Subsequent Events and Subsequently Discovered Facts 210-216

Initial Review Engagements -- Opening Balances 217-219

Reference to the Work of Other Accountants in an Accountant's Review Report 220-222

Supplementary Information That Accompanies Reviewed Financial Statements 223-225

Required Supplementary Information 226-228

Change in Engagement from Audit to Review 229-233

Review Documentation 234-236

Illustrative Engagement Letters 237

Illustrative Representation Letter 238-240

Illustrative Accountant's Review Reports on Financial Statements 241

2 Compilation of Financial Statements 01-103

Introduction 01-02

Applicability 03

Requirements 04-87

General Principles for Performing and Reporting on Compilations of Financial Statements 04

Engagement Level Quality Control in a Compilation Engagement 05-09

Independence 10-11

Preconditions for Accepting a Compilation Engagement 12-17

Agreement on Engagement Terms 18-21

Knowledge and Understanding of the Entity's Financial Reporting Framework 22-26

Reading the Financial Statements 27

Other Compilation Procedures 28-35

Reporting -- General 36-37

Reporting -- Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance With a Special Purpose Framework 38-41

Reporting -- Financial Statements that Omit Substantially All the Disclosures Required by the Applicable Financial Reporting Framework 42-50

Reporting -- Comparative Financial Statements 51-63

Reporting -- When the Accountant Is Not Independent 64-66

Reporting -- Known Departures from the Applicable Financial Reporting Framework 67-72

Reporting -- Supplementary Information That Accompanies Financial Statements and the Accountant's Compilation Report Thereon 73-75

Reporting -- Required Supplementary Information 76-78

2 Compilation of Financial Statements--continued

Reporting -- Alert That Restricts the Use of the Accountant's Compilation Report 79-80

Reporting -- Emphasis-of-Matter or Other-Matter Paragraphs 81

Reporting -- Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance With a Prescribed Format 82-87

Compilation of Specified Elements, Accounts, or Items of a Financial Statement 88-91

Change in Engagement from Audit or Review to a Compilation Engagement 92-97

Documentation Requirements 98-100

Illustrative Engagement Letters 101

Illustrative Examples of the Accountant's Compilation Report on Financial Statements 102

Exhibit -- Compilation Reporting Requirements When Independence Is Impaired 103

3 Preparation of Financial Statements 01-50

Introduction 01

Applicability 02-07

Independence 08-09

Requirements 10-49

General Principles for Performing Engagements to Prepare Financial Statements 10

Engagement Level Quality Control in an Engagement to Prepare Financial Statements 11-15

Preconditions for Accepting an Engagement to Prepare Financial Statements 16-18

Agreement on Engagement Terms 19-22

Knowledge and Understanding of the Entity's Financial Reporting Framework 23-27

Preparing the Financial Statements 28-34

Preparation of Financial Statements in Accordance With a Special Purpose Framework 35-36

Preparation of Financial Statements That Contain a Known Departure or Departures from the Applicable

Financial Reporting Framework 37-38

Preparation of Financial Statements That Omit Substantially All Disclosures Required by the Applicable Financial Reporting Framework 39-41

Preparation of Financial Statements Included in a Prescribed Form 42-44

Communication with Management 45-46

Documentation Requirements 47-49

Illustrative Engagement Letters 50

4 Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information 01-24

Introduction 01

Applicability 02-03

Requirements 04-22

General Principles for Compilations of Pro Forma Financial Information 04-06

Acceptance and Continuance of Client Relationships 07-09

Agreement on Engagement Terms 10-13

The Accountant's Knowledge and Understanding of the Entity's Financial Reporting Framework 14

Compilation Procedures 15-16

The Accountant's Compilation Report on Pro Forma Financial Information 17-20

Documentation 21-22

Illustrative Engagement Letter for a Compilation of Pro Forma Financial Information 23

Illustrative Accountant's Compilation Report on Pro Forma

Financial Information 24

5 Preparing or Performing a Compilation or Review of Personal

Financial Statements 01-26

Introduction 01

Accounting Considerations 02-05

Internal Control With Respect to Personal Financial Statements 06-08

Agreement on Engagement Terms 09-11

Fraud and Illegal Acts in an Engagement to Prepare or in a Compilation or Review of Personal Financial Statements 12-14

Representation Letters 15-17

Compilation and Review Reports on Personal Financial Statements 18-20

Departures From the Applicable Financial Reporting Framework 21-22

Illustrative Engagement Letters 23

Illustrative Representation Letter 24-25

Illustrations of Accountant's Compilation and Review Reports on Personal Financial Statements 26

6 Special Considerations -- International Reporting Issues 01-25

Introduction 01-02

Applicability 03-04

Requirements 05-24

Considerations When Accepting the Engagement 05-09

6 Special Considerations -- International Reporting Issues--continued

Compilation or Review of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance With a Financial Reporting Framework

Generally Accepted in another Country 10-13

Application of another Set of Compilation or Review Standards 14-16

Reporting 17-24

Illustrative Examples of the Accountant's Compilation and Review Report on Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance With a Financial Reporting Framework Generally Accepted in Another Country Performed in Accordance With SSARSs and Another Set of Compilation or Review Standards 25

Exhibit -- Incremental Procedures Required to be Performed if a Review is to be Conducted in Accordance with SSARSs and International Standard on Review Engagements 2400 (Revised), Engagements to Review Historical Financial Statements 26

Appendix

A Overview of Statements on Quality Control Standards

Glossary

Index of Pronouncements and Other Technical Guidance

Subject Index
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