This 4-hour course is designed to meet the 4-hour professional ethics CPE requirement for Pennsylvania CPAs. It provides an overview of ethical thought along with the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The applicable rules promulgated under the Pennsylvania Board of Accountancy Regulations found in Title 49, Chapter 11 of the Pennsylvania Code are covered in detail. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is also covered in detail. Case studies are utilized throughout the course to emphasize material.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Define ethics from an overall and professional perspective
- Describe the ethical standards contained in the Pennsylvania Board of Accountancy rules
- Describe the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
Joseph Helstrom has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in Accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young and, subsequent to that, has served as Chief Financial Officer, Director of Treasury and Tax, Controller and Manager of Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis for several different companies.
Joe, along with his wife Patricia McCarthy, have published articles in Missouri and Texas CPA Society publications titled “Incorporating Excel Arrays into Your Audit Plan”.
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||4 Ethics CPE (For PA CPAs Only)
||Self-Study e-book with online test
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