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PCAOB AS 1300: Auditor Communications

PCAOB AS 1300: Auditor Communications

Mastering PCAOB Auditing Standard 1300: Auditor Communications


Join us for this comprehensive training event that focuses on the two crucial subsections of the PCAOB Auditing Standard 1300. Gain a deep understanding of the requirements and communication protocols outlined in these standards to enhance your audit processes.

PCAOB Auditing Standard 1301: Communications with Audit Committees mandates auditors to effectively communicate with the company's audit committee on specific matters related to the audit's conduct. Furthermore, auditors are required to obtain relevant information from the audit committee that is vital to the audit process.


PCAOB Auditing Standard 1305: Communications About Control Deficiencies in an Audit of Financial Statements delves into the communication obligations in financial statement audits. This standard focuses on identifying and reporting control deficiencies in the company's internal control over financial reporting to both the Audit Committee and management prior to the issuance of the auditor's report on the financial statements. All of our instructors bring thier Big 4 audit experience to this event and how to effectively manage communications with the Audit Committee both control deficiencies.


Designed specifically for CPA firm staff members engaged in PCAOB regulated audits, this two-hour CPE training event equips attendees with the necessary knowledge to effectively incorporate PCAOB Auditing Standard 1300 into their audit workpapers.


Attendees in this PCAOB auditing standard CPE event will earn 2 CPE Event Hours (YB) and receive a certificate of completion.


Don't miss this opportunity to strengthen your understanding of PCAOB Auditing Standard 1300 and improve your audit communications. Register now to enhance your audit practices and stay compliant with industry regulations.

  • Details on Event Presentation

    Offered every six weeks on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central Time in two CPE-Credit event.

    We can schedule private events on your timetable for two or more attendees.

    NASBA Program Disclosure

    Program Level of Understanding: Basic
    Prerequisites: None
    Advance Preparation: None
    Delivery Format: Group Internet Based
    NASBA Field(s) of Study: Auditing
    CPE Credits: 2, based on 50 minutes of instruction per hour


  • CPE Event Highlights

    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) views engaged and informed audit committee to be an effective force multiplier in promoting individual audit quality.

    The two PCAOB Auditing Standards under Section 1300 (1301 and 1305) are important parts of assurance of effective communications between the external auditor and the audit committee.

    The PCAOB wants to encourage audit committees to understand the needs to have auditor independence, auditor communications, using PCAOB inspections reports, audit quality requirements and critical audit matters.

  • Learning Objectives

    Attendees will:

    • Understand the PCAOB's Standards and Rules.

    • Understand how the PCAOB uses these items as its regulatory enforcement criteria.

    • Understand the structure of the PCAOB documents and their overall contents.

  • Key Issues on the Agenda

    Section 1 - Introductions

    • Learning Objectives

    • What is the "PCAOB"?

    • The Tactics Behind Financial Audits

    Section 2 - Auditing Standards
    Section 3 - Rules of the Board

    Section 4 - Quality Control Standards

    Section 5 - Attestation Standards & Other Rules

    Section 6 - Summary and Going Forward

  • Summary of the Subject Matter

    The PCAOB Auditing Standard 1300: Auditor Communications CPE event, offered by CCS, is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the standard and auditor guidelines outlined in AS 1300 by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

    This CPE session aims to equip auditors, accounting professionals, and individuals involved in financial reporting with the requisite knowledge to effectively navigate the intricacies of auditor communications as mandated by PCAOB Audting Standards.

    Through this CPE event, participants can expect to gain insights into the key principles and requirements set forth in AS 1300, focusing on the communication responsibilities of auditors, including those related to the audit engagement, audit documentation, and reporting obligations. Led by PCAOB experts, this session delves into practical applications, best practices, and real-world examples to enhance attendees' proficiency in adhering to auditor communication standards and promoting transparency and integrity within their professional practice.

  • Authoritative Sources

    After attending the PCAOB AS 1300: Auditor Communications CPE event, it's important to further expand your knowledge by referencing authoritative sources. Here are some reliable sources along with their web links:

    These sources will serve as valuable references to deepen your understanding of PCAOB AS 1300 and stay abreast of industry best practices and regulatory guidelines.

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