Laura Thessin, CPA, MBA - Established finance and accounting professional with over 12 years of progressive experience. She transitioned from my role as a Commercial Loan Officer with an established community bank to an executive with The Engineering Groupe, Inc. She manage the day-to-day financial operations of the organization and coordinate all financial strategic planning. In addition, I also teach a senior level auditing course at the University of Mary Washington. She also create content and speak for continuing education providers. B.A. in International Relations, 2010 College of William and Mary. M.B.A., 2015 Liberty University. M.S. in Accounting, 2020 George Mason University. Vice President, Corporate Services- The Engineering Groupe, Inc. She manage the Corporate Services department at a small, privately owned Civil Engineering and Land Survey Firm of 60 employees.This includes accounting, human resources, administrative staff and IT. Adjunct Professor, Auditing- University of Mary Washington- She teach the required auditing course to undergraduate students in the accounting department at the University of Mary Washington. This course is an upper level auditing course and is required for students gradating with an accounting degree. Certified Public Accountant- Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA), Issued September 2022, Credential ID: 52216
In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases (ASC 842). This update replaces the prior lease guidance issued in 2019 and provides new and updated requirements for financial accounting and reporting for both lessees and lessors. Lessees will feel the biggest impact of this update, as they are required to recognize the vast majority..
The intention of this course is to provide you with a refresher of the audit process from start to finish, providing an in-depth review of an audit’s seven (7) facets and any relevant updates to the standards. By the end of the course, you should have a general understanding of how a GAAS audit is conducted, what main components are required, the importance of risk assessment, and how to apply these policie..