Reporting Engagements: Accounting Officer, Review and Compilations 2019 - Studio Recording

CPD Hours: 4

Price: R675.00

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Reporting Engagements: Accounting Officer, Review and Compilations

Presenter: Jako Liebenberg CA(SA)

Learning objectives:

By the end of this event the participant should: 

  • Understand the difference between assurance and non-assurance engagements. 

  • Understand the risks and liabilities of accountants and accounting officers. 

  • Understand the key requirements of professional standards. 

  • Be able to apply standards to each phase of the engagement. 

  • Know how to make engagements more effective and efficient. 

  • Understand the link between risks, controls and engagement approach. 

  • Understand the reporting requirements of the following acts:  

    • Close Corporations Act, 1984;  

    • Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011;  

    • Non-Profit Organisations Act, 1997; 

    • South African Schools Act, 1996; and 

    • Companies Act, 2008; and 

  • Have practical tools to assist in the different engagements.


The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • Different types of reporting engagements explained; 

  • Assurance vs non-assurance engagements; 

  • Who can perform which engagement? 

    • Accounting officer; 

    • Accountants in practice; and  

    • Independent reviewers. 

  • Legislation affecting the reporting of different entities' financial affairs; 

  • Financial standards to use in reporting engagements; 

  • Practical tools to use in reporting engagements; 

  • Recent notices affecting the accounting officer's work; and 

  • Recapping accounting officer duties – the do's and don'ts.  

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