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    • 15 Apr 2024
    • 09:15 - 11:00
    • Online Webinar
    Register
    Registration Time: 09:00
    Sessions Time: 09:15 - 11:00 (with a 15 min break)
    Speaker: Mr Roderick Falzon,
    Venue: 
      Online Webinar

    Participation Fees 
    MIA Members: €20.00
    Non-MIA Members: €40.00
    Retired Members: €10.00
    Students: €15.00

    *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION

    The session explains common findings that the QAU has identified when conducting reviews on completed audit engagements. Throughout this session we will be discussing the key findings and observations as indicated in the Accountancy Board’s annual report and common pitfalls of SME audits.

    Specific topics to be covered during the sessioN

    The session shall start off with a general background and changes effecting the profession. We shall then delve into the key visit findings, ISAs breaches and observations identified by the Quality Assurance Unit during inspection visits as well as common pitfalls of SME audits. We shall then provide recommendations and solutions that sole practitioners and audit firms should take on-board and implement to address audit findings.

    WHY IS THE SESSION OF RELEVANCE TO OUR MEMBERS?

    The outcome of this session is to learn how to effectively perform better audits.

    Target Audience

    This session is mainly intended to sole practitioners providing audit services and to audit firms in particular audit engagements partners, audit managers and other audit team members, quality assurance consultants and sub-contractors.

    SPEAKER'S PROFILE

    Mr Roderick Falzon is a certified public accountant and holds a practicing certificate in auditing. He holds an ACCA professional qualification and is a fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants. He also holds a B. Com (Hons) Management degree from the University of Malta. He worked for a number of years with one of the Big Four audit firms. Since 2014, he has been working as audit quality assurance reviewer in the Quality Assurance Unit within the Ministry for Finance and Employment where he performs quality assurance visits to sole practitioners and audit firms. He also participates in one of the colleges within the Committee of European Auditing Oversight Bodies.
    EVENT CPE COMPETENCies
    1.5  Core


    WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    Terms and conditions  apply


    DISCLAIMER

    By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
    Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.
    • 28 May 2024
    • 13:30 - 16:45
    • Online Webinar
    Register
    Registration Time: 13:15
    Sessions Time: 13:30 - 16:45  including a 15-minute break
    Speaker: Mr Neil Manisalco
    Venue:   Online Webinar
    Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
    MIA Members: €40.00
    Non-MIA Members: €75.00
    Retired Members: €20.00
    Students: €30.00

    *Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION

    Auditors issue various types of reports and opinions based on their assessments which play a pivotal role in informing stakeholders with the outcome of the work carried out by the auditor. In issuing such reports it is paramount that the auditor carries out the right judgements based on auditing standards and that the auditor’s opinion is presented in the correct format.

    SPECIFIC TOPICS TO BE COVERED DURING THE SESSION

    • The types of reports issued by the auditor under different standards;
    • The content and format of the audit report issued for financial statements in accordance with ISA 700;
    • The different types of audit opinions contemplated by ISA 705;
    • Other considerations that should be taken by auditors as required by ISAs 706, 710 and 720.

      Target Audience

      The session is specifically targeted to auditors and students, especially those who are pursuing or intend to pursue a career in auditing.

      Speaker's Profile

      Neil Maniscalco is a Certified Public Accountant and Registered Auditor. He is a Director within the Audit and Assurance function at DFK Malta and in the past has held different positions within the audit department of one of the Big Four. Neil has practical knowledge and experience in auditing companies in various industries including manufacturing, retail, hospitality, property and IT. Neil also sits on the MIA audit committee.

      EVeNT CPE COMPETENCies


      3  Core


      WEBINARS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      Terms and conditions  apply


      DISCLAIMER

      By Registering and/or Booking for this event, you agree that MIA will collect your information which will be using it in accordance with its Privacy Notice available at the following link.
      Please note that all webinars are recorded by the MIA. Such recordings will be retained by the MIA for internal use.

                   

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