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Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference 2018

GAE1816 - Why Performance Audits?

Aug 14, 2018 7:00am ‐ Aug 14, 2018 7:50am

Standard: $49.00


Overview of key concepts and principals of performance audits conducted in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (GAS)

• Discuss why performance audits are relevant including how clients and government entities can benefit from performance audits
• Practical considerations of the performance audit process in accordance with GAS including planning, fieldwork and reporting
• Common types of performance audits including examples from our team

After this session attendees will be able to:

-Determine the uses and benefits of performance audits in accordance with GAS.
-Apply practical considerations of conducting performance audits.


  • Emily Hoffman, CPA, CGMA, PSA, Director, Co-Chair Compliance Oversight Group, Mercadien,P.C. Certified Public Accountants
  • Richard Hoyt, MST/CPM, Senior Consultant, Mercadien,P.C. Certified Public Accountants

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