Accounting and Auditing for the Construction Industry Webcast | 4203463A

Course Details


Tuesday, July 7, 2020

5:30am – 9:00am
(Registration: 5:00am)

Field of Study


Course Number


CPE Credit

4.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CalCPA Education Foundation




The construction industry faces many unique challenges to survive and remain profitable. These include specific aspects of accounting and reporting for construction contracts, and estimating project costs and profitability.
Analyze revenue recognition under the percentage of completion method (including comparing current standards to the new FASB revenue standard) by exploring the underlying details. Reduce potential errors made using established concepts, including the shortfalls of the "cost to cost" method.
Take a focused look at accounting, reporting and auditing for construction contractors. Discuss techniques and examples that provide a realistic audit approach for the contractor, including detailed auditing procedures for many types of contracts.


Illustrative computations for revenue recognition
Analysis of FASB revenue recognition standard and the anticipated impact on the construction industry.
Application of "risk-based" audit model to contractors
The "Lookback" analysis and the contractor's estimating reliability
Practical approach to auditing contracts completed and in progress
Numerous computations and alternative approaches


Recognize and handle the basic accounting and auditing issues peculiar to the construction industry.
Identify financial statement presentation and disclosure issues.
Be aware of the specific bonding requirements and objectives.
Explore the components of revenue recognition and costing using a risk-based perspective.
Address the common pitfalls for error, and learn to apply the principles for all types of general and specialty contractors.
Develop an audit approach for specific identified risks.
Address the viability of project site visits.

Designed For

CPAs and financial professionals.

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $201.00

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This course does not qualify for CPE Choice.

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