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Collemi Consulting & Advisory Services, LLC believes in the importance of actively participating in the profession and staying ahead of current trends and issues that impact those involved in U.S. and international financial reporting and auditing.  Salvatore A. Collemi, CPA is regarded as an industry leader and subject matter expert by various organizations and media outlets.

Mr. Collemi is a dynamic and engaging speaker, facilitator and educator. Whether you need him to serve as an opening keynote speaker to set the tone for a conference or trade show or provide expertise on a panel or break-out session, he is accustomed to speaking on a wide range of timely and relevant technical U.S. and International accounting, auditing, quality control, independence and ethics topics. He can work with conference organizers and CPE sponsoring organizations to customize any topic to meet attendees’ educational needs.

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How to Audit in a COVID-19 Environment

September 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Program Level: Intermediate

This session will provide external auditors both practical and insightful perspectives on how to navigate an audit engagement of a private company in 2020.  You’ll learn which areas of the audit have increased in risk due to COVID-19 as well as what alternative audit procedures are available to engagement teams in circumstances where traditional audit procedures are not possible. You’ll acquire a clearer and deeper understanding of what will be needed to be done in order properly perform audit engagements under this difficult environment in accordance with Professional Standards.

Who is the course designed for: 
Practitioners in public practice who conduct audits of privately-held organizations.

Topics Covered:
• Proper planning of an audit engagement during the pandemic
• Changes in the risk assessment procedures in response to COVID-19
• How to gain an understanding of an organization’s internal control environment remotely
• Properly communicating with management, board of directors and those charged with governance
• Increase in going concern assessments
• Significant financial reporting and disclosure implications

Learning Objectives

  • Identify areas of the audit where risk has gone up significantly due to the pandemic.
  • A discussion of viable alternative audit procedures to perform
  • Addressing potential reporting implications


September 23, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Group Internet Based
NJ United States


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