Tuesday 12 December 2023


2:30 pm


1.5 CPD Hours

Session Topic

Reporting and auditing considerations for December year-ends

Every reporting period has unique challenges for accountants and auditors ranging from new accounting standards to ASIC’s and the ACNC’s regulatory targets.

This session will focus on:

  • Accounting standards operative for 31-December reporters
  • Lessons to be learned from ASIC-inspired corporate restatements
  • ASIC targets, and the results of its financial-reporting surveillance
  • Corporate-governance developments, and
  • Auditing developments and issues.
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This session is presented by:

Colin Parker

Principal | GAAP Consulting | Financial Reporting Expert

Colin, Principal of GAAP Consulting, is an expert in financial reporting, auditing and related governance issues, and was previously a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board.

He has conducted many independent expert and consulting experts reports on professional negligence, and accounting and auditing standards. He is the team leader advisory and litigation services and adviser to GAAP Training and Reportfraud.


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Carmen Ridley

Principal | Australian Financial Reporting Solutions

Carmen has an excellent knowledge of financial reporting through significant experience with a number of major accounting firms in both the external audit and technical divisions and spending significant time analysing and interpreting accounting standards for clients.

Carmen is a former Board member of the AASB (2012 – 2020) and a former member of the IFRS for SME implementation committee (2020 – 2023).