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Financial professionals are facing unprecedented changes in financial accounting and reporting. Economic, regulatory, and global forces are demanding higher-quality reporting while standards are in continual flux. These learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills needed in the areas of financial accounting and reporting to appropriately serve their employers or clients.

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Understanding the SSARS 21 Clarification and Revision

A discussion on issues with respect to Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) No. 21, Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review...

Webcast Compilation Foundational

Compilation, Review, and Preparation Standards

This page provides access to all current AICPA compilation, review, and preparation standards and interpretations.

Publication Authoritative guidance Foundational

Exploring SSARS No. 21: A Look at Preparation, Compilation, and Review Services

This guide provides insight into the key requirements and significant changes required by SSARS No. 21 and helps you apply the new standard in your practice.

Report Preparation services Intermediate

SSARS No. 21 Fact Sheet: A summarization of the SSARSs Clarity Project and SSARS No. 21

This fact sheet summarizes the key points about the SSARSs Clarity Project and SSARS 21.

Article Compilation Foundational

Introduction to SSARS No. 21

Michael Glynn provides an overview of SSARS 21.

Video Compilation Foundational

Standards Tracker

This document provides a quick reference to recently issued standards.

Article FASB financial accounting & reporting Foundational

Levels of Authority of Standards and Other Guidance

This page outlines the three levels of authority for auditing, attestation, and preparation, compilation and review publications.

Article Authoritative guidance Foundational

How to Make the Most of Your Peer Review

This article discusses considerations for taking full advantage of the opportunity a peer review provides.

Article Peer review Intermediate