Bridge the GAAP - Accounting Podcast
Bridge the GAAP is a podcast about accounting. The show presents conversational discussion about topics in accounting and auditing in an attempt to bridge the GAAP between theory and practice.
info_outline Accounting for Panic 08/30/2015
Accounting for Panic Today the Bridge the GAAP – Accounting Podcast discusses recent volatility in securities markets. We’re going to discuss the topic by building a bridge that connects the dramatic drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average earlier this past week, Accounting Standard ASC 830, and the Ghost in the Machine.
info_outline Accounting for Hackers 08/24/2015
Accounting for Hackers Today the Bridge The GAAP – Accounting Podcast discusses challenges faced by rapidly advancing technology. We discuss the topic by building a bridge that connects a hacker ring in Ukraine, SEC Rule 10b-5, and the hacktivist community called "Anonymous."
info_outline Accounting for Forrest Gump 08/17/2015
Accounting for Forrest Gump Today the topic of our Bridge The GAAP – Accounting Podcast is logical relationships. We’re going to discuss the topic by building a bridge that connects the ideas of Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks), Auditing Standard AU-C 520, and synchronicity.
info_outline Accounting for Artificial Intelligence 08/10/2015
Accounting for Artificial Intelligence Today the topic of our Bridge The GAAP – Accounting Podcast is faithful representation. We’re going to discuss the topic by building a bridge that connects the ideas of testing artificial intelligence, Topic 840 of the Accounting Standards Codification, and skyscrapers in Chicago.
info_outline Accounting for Teeth 08/02/2015
Accounting for Teeth Today the topic of our Bridge The GAAP - Accounting Podcast is fair value. We’re going to discuss the concept fair value through the prism of several unusual commdoties in the South Pacific, including spinner dolphins' teeth. By doing so, we will answer shed light on the meaning of fair value and some of the questions raised by its consideration.
info_outline Accounting for Aliens 07/25/2015
Accounting for Aliens Today the topic of our accounting podcast is a little unconventional. We're going to trace the concept of the fraud triangle back into an unusual case study involving a message from another world. By doing so, we will answer the question, What do an alien prophecy, Auditing Standard AU-C 240, and a billion-dollar Ponzi schemer all have in common?
info_outline AU-C 315: Understanding the Entity and Risks 07/11/2015
AU-C 315: Understanding the Entity and Risks Today the topic of our podcast is Auditing Standard AU-C 315, which discusses the requirement that the auditor understand the entity being audited and its internal control and requires that the auditor identify risks at the financial statement level and at the relevant assertion level. We’ll answer such questions as, What should we understand about the entity? How should we perform our risk assessment? What has to be documented?
info_outline AU-C 200: Objectives and Conduct of an Audit 06/28/2015
AU-C 200: Objectives and Conduct of an Audit This episode presents auditing standard AU-C 200, which discusses the objectives of an audit. The discussion will answer such questions as, What is an audit? What is meant by auditor independence? What is meant by GAAS? Bridge the GAAP is a podcast that presents conversational discussion about accounting and auditing in an attempt to bridge the gap between theory and practice.