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Auditors Roundup 2020

Auditors Roundup 2020

To make a booking please call Tracey on 01 8090080 
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Kathryn Burns & Jonathan McGee of the Mercia Ireland group will present this popular annual review of what is topical in the world of auditing and practice.

This is usually a one-day update emphasising the practical rather than the technical, and in this unique year, it will consist of 2 sessions of 3 hours each, involving both speakers, and will be presented as an online Mercia Live event with opportunities to ask questions.

This course deals with the major changes affecting practitioners in 2020 and those likely to impact in 2021.


The course will make detailed reference to changes in the following:
  • Audit Update – including Auditing Standards and Ethical Standard issues
  • Changes in ISA 540 Accounting Estimates and ISA 570 Going Concern
  • Audit Reports amidst the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Practical audit issues and how to address them on audit files
  • Top ISA file deficiencies
  • Monitoring feedback – key problem areas and topical matters
  • Accounting – what’s changed - and in particular, the impact on Small & Micro companies
  • Acting for groups – accounting and auditing issues
  • Auditors and Accountants reporting responsibilities
  • Company Law Update
  • Impact of COVID-19 on accounting practices
  • AML – what’s happening?
Note that the topics may be varied in order to deal with issues which have become more significant at the time of delivery of the course.

Kathryn Burns FCA AITI CTA
Kathryn joined Mercia Ireland in 2008. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. She trained in Horwath Bastow Charleton (HBC) in Dublin and spent a further 2 years working in the Corporate Finance department of Farrell Grant Sparks (FGS) in Dublin, following which she worked as a technical executive with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA). Kathryn’s role in Mercia involves conducting compliance reviews and the maintenance of audit technical products.

Jonathan McGee BBS FCA
Jonathan joined Mercia Ireland in 2007. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. He trained in Gilroy Gannon in Sligo and spent a further 3 and half years working in the audit department of OSK in Dublin, following which he worked as a financial accountant with Bank of Ireland. Jonathan’s role in Mercia primarily involves conducting compliance reviews and presenting training courses.
Timings: from 9.30am to 12.30pm each session
Cost: €200 per place(includes 2 sessions)
Session 1 dates: Dec 3 & 10
Session 2 dates: Dec 4 & 11
Event details
Sector: Practitioners' Technical Courses
Date: 03 December 2020
End Date: 11 December 2020
Time:9.30-12.30 each day
Duration: 2 sessions
Venue: Online
Capacity: 100
CPD Units*: 6
*CPD Units are only verifiable if the event attended provides skills and/or knowledge relevant to your job or career aspirations.
Cost details
Members €200.00
Guest price €200.00
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