Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Auditing and Attestation

Book description

Everything today's CPA candidates need to pass the CPA Exam

Published annually, this Auditing and Attestation volume of the comprehensive four-volume paperback reviews all current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation. Many of the questions are taken directly from previous CPA exams. With 2,800 multiple-choice questions in all four volumes, these study guides provide all the information candidates need to master in order to pass the computerized Uniform CPA Examination. Its unique modular format helps you zero in on those areas that need more attention and organize your study program.

  • Complete sample exam

  • The most effective system available to prepare for the CPA exam—proven for over thirty years

  • Timely—up-to-the-minute coverage for the computerized exam

  • Contains all current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation

  • Unique modular format—helps candidates zero in on areas that need work, organize their study program, and concentrate their efforts

  • Comprehensive questions—over 2,800 multiple-choice questions and their solutions in the four volumes

  • Guidelines, pointers, and tips—show how to build knowledge in a logical and reinforcing way

  • Other titles by Whittington: Audit Sampling: An Introduction, Fifth Edition

Wiley CPA Exam Review 2014 arms test-takers with detailed outlines, study guidelines, and skill-building problems to help candidates identify, focus on, and master the specific topics that need the most work.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Contents
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Preface
  6. About the Author
  7. About the Contributor
  8. Introduction
    1. Chapter 1: Beginning Your CPA Review Program
      1. General Comments on the Examination
      2. Attributes of Examination Success
      3. Purpose and Organization of this Review Textbook
      4. Self-Study Program
      5. Planning for the Examination
    2. Chapter 2: Examination Grading
    3. Chapter 3: Solutions Approach
    4. Chapter 4: Taking the Examination
      1. Examination Strategies
      2. CPA Exam Checklist
    5. Chapter 5: Exam Content Overview
      1. AICPA Content and Skills Specifications
      2. Researching AICPA Professional Standards
      3. Overview of the Attest Function
      4. Professional Standards
  9. Auditing and Attestation
    1. Module 1: Professional Responsibilities
    2. Module 2: Engagement Planning, Obtaining an Understanding of the Client and Assessing Risks
    3. Module 3: Understanding Internal Control and Assessing Control Risk
    4. Module 4: Responding to Risk Assessment: Evidence Accumulation and Evaluation
    5. Module 5: Reporting
    6. Module 6: Accounting and Review Services
      1. Financial Statement Compilations
      2. Financial Statement Reviews
      3. Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services
    7. Module 7: Audit Sampling
    8. Module 8: Auditing with Technology
    9. Outlines of Professional Standards
      1. Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements
      2. Statements on Auditing Standards (Clarified)
      3. Standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
      4. Government Auditing Standards (Issued by the Comptroller General of the United States, General Accounting Office)
    10. Module 41: Information Technology (Supplement)
  10. Appendices
    1. Appendix A: Auditing and Attestation Sample Examination
    2. Appendix B: Sample Auditing and Attestation Testlet Released by AICPA
    3. Appendix C: 2013 Released AICPA Questions for Auditing and Attestation
  11. Index

Product information

  • Title: Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Study Guide, Auditing and Attestation
  • Author(s): O. Ray Whittington
  • Release date: December 2013
  • Publisher(s): Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781118734216