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Nonprofit Section Meeting: New Auditing Standards


(Check-In 8:00am)


1.00 Credits

Member Price $0.00


This session will bring you up-to-speed on new and upcoming Statement on Auditing Standards (“SAS”), which will impact the manner in which all audits are conducted. 

Topics to be discussed include:
• SAS 142, Audit Evidence
• SAS 143, Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures
• SAS 144, Amendments to AU-C Sections 501, 540 and 620 Related to the Use of Specialists and the Use of Pricing Information Obtained from External Information Sources
• SAS 145, Understanding the Entity and Its Environment and Assessing the Risks of Material Misstatement
• SAS 146, Inquiries of the Predecessor Auditor Regarding Fraud and Noncompliance with Laws and Regulations
• SAS 148, Amendment to AU-C Section 935, Compliance Audits 
• SAS 149, Group Audits

Sponsored By:

Atlantic Union Bank






Leader Bios

Alexander Buchholz, Partner, PKF O'Connor Davies LLP

Alexander K. Buchholz, CPA, MBA, CGMA is an Audit Partner in the Not-for-Profit and Health Care Practices of PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP. Alexander has twenty years of experience in public accounting. His areas of specialty include audits of not-for-profit entities, health care entities, cost reporting as applicable to health care and not-for-profit entities, and Single Audits conducted in accordance with the Uniform Grant Guidance. Alexander is also an adjunct professor of accounting within the City University of New York. Alexander also serves on a number of professional and academic affiliations and is a board member of the New York State Education Department State Board for Public Accountancy. Alexander’s journal publications have covered accounting, audit, tax and education topics and he has presented on both a professional and academic level.

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Ravi Melwani, Partner, PKF O'Connor Davies LLP

Ravi Melwani has more than 15 years of experience in all aspects of financial reporting and compliance. He has worked on a wide range of clients including real estate, construction and not-for-profit organizations. Ravi has hands-on expertise in supervising and performing assurance engagements for clients with up to $5 billion of assets. Ravi’s financial background adds value to his client engagements. His broad technical background and hands-on service also includes agreed upon procedures such as fraud audits, internal controls consulting and management advisory assignments. Prior to joining PKF O’Connor Davies, Ravi worked at a top 50 national accounting firm and as an internal auditor for a regional bank, where he performed and assisted with compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley audits.

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Member Price $0.00