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The Evolving World of Auditing Accounting Estimates

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Auditing- Technical

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Partner Produced |  Industry |  Accounting and Auditing
Catherine M. McNamara CPA, CGMA, CPA, CGMA – Assurance Partner
Course Levels:
1 Hour
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



Noncompliance with the standards in auditing accounting estimates is the most common issue found by practice monitoring programs across the map, according to the AICPA. Combined with the fact that estimates are so subjective and the prevalence of financial engineering, the proper routes to go about auditing estimates can be difficult to maneuver. Uncover tips and tools to complete each unique journey without a hitch.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Review key concepts and audit techniques for both inventory and auditing accounting estimates.

Major Subjects
  • Review of estimates in the audit
  • Cover best practices in the auditing of estimates (or preparing estimates if you are preparer)
  • Understanding new guidance In Estimates

Course Materials


Catherine M. McNamara CPA, CGMA, CPA, CGMA – Assurance Partner Related seminars and products


Cathy has more than 25 years of accounting experience and provides assurance services to public and privately held companies.  She joined BDO in 2006.  Previously, she worked in the automotive industry for five years and spent ten years at a Big Four accounting firm.  Cathy leads all facets of audit engagements, working to ensure audits are completed in compliance with all professional standards.  She has worked on a number of initial public offerings (IPOs) and complex restructuring issues. She is a regular presenter at both internal and external accounting events.

Cathy is an active participant in BDO’s Manufacturing & Distribution Practice.  She also serves a number of private equity-owned companies.


Thu, Aug 19, 2021 - 01:30pm to 02:30pm EDT

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CPAs, auditors and preparers of financial statements

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Group Internet Based

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