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Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Thu May 19 UTC (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed May 18 8:00pm - Wed May 18 8:00pm
Location Online
Region All

The conference explores the future of the audit and assurance, reporting and finance. Discover the latest industry developments, techniques and skills you need to advance your assurance, accounting and finance career forward and grow your practice.

Whether you’re in a public practice, corporate, government or not-for-profit, this conference will provide you with audit and assurance, economic, financial accounting, technical and technology updates, as well as access to the latest tools to add value to your career and practice.

What can you expect from the program?
You’ll gain insights on the latest economic, technical, and financial reporting and audit updates and have the opportunity to engage with key topical issues impacting the profession.

Each session will have practical takeaways or will be inspiring pieces that will motivate practitioners to return to their firms or offices and implement change in themselves, within their own practice or for their clients.  

Program highlights:
Accounting topics include:
• IFRS roundup
• Future of financial and non-financial reporting
• CFO toolkit: risk and strategy
• How finance leaders can rethink supply chains in 2022
• Future of business and economy
• Sustainability, climate and non-financial reporting update
• Ethics and conflicts of interests

Audit and Assurance topics include:
• The new audit quality management standards
• Practical implementation of ASA 315 (Revised)
• ASIC’s inspection findings
• Update for audits of charitable/not for profit organisations

Topics relevant to all include:
• The future of financial reporting and audit
• Accounting standards update
• Economic update
• Innovation, growth and the future of work
• Wellbeing in the workplace
• The next generation of accountants and talent
• Ethical leadership Audits

Who should attend?
This conference is designed to address the needs of auditing and assurance, accounting and finance professionals within public practice, commerce, government, education and not-for-profit sectors at the following career stages/job functions:
• Accountants (Financial and Management)
• Senior Accountants (Financial and Management)
• Financial Analysts
• Mid-Senior Management (Accounting and Audit)
• Financial Controllers
• Chief Financial Officers
• Audit & Assurance Managers
• Audit & Assurance Partners
• Audit sole practitioners

The team at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand look forward to seeing you and continuing to support you in 2022.


2022 Speakers

Stephen Koukoulas
Managing Director, Market Economics

Dr Catriona Wallace
Entrepreneur, Adjunct Professor, Digital Transformation Expert

Sarah Butler
Head of Product, CaseWare Australia & New Zealand

Sacha Coburn
Founder, The Company You Keep

Anne Fleischer
Director, PwC

Amir Ghandar
Reporting and Assurance Leader, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Liz Giust
Managing Director, Qualitas Consultants Pty Ltd

Stathis Gould
Director, Advocacy, IFAC

Rene Herman
Deputy Technical Director, Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Dr Mel Irons
Consultant, Steople

Paula Kensington
Founder & CEO, PK Advisory

Claire Locke FCA
Specialisation Manager, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Karen McWilliams FCA
Business Reform Leader, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Linda Nitschke
Partner, PwC

Doug Niven FCA
Chief Accountant, ASIC

Zowie Pateman FCA
Deputy Leader - Reporting & Assurance, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Carmen Ridley FCA
Principal & Director, Australian Financial Reporting Solutions

Melanie Scott FCA
Senior Policy Advocate, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Ross Tilly
Head of Audit, Reserve Bank of Australia

Jennifer Travers
Director, Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting, KPMG

Amanda Wall
Professional Development Instructor, Audit Smarter

Steven Watson
Managing Director, National Audit Groups

Alison White
Partner, Audit & Assurance, Deloitte

Kristen Wydell
General Manager - Professional Standards, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Mel Yates
Director of Reporting, Red Tape Reduction and Corporate Services, Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

Ryan Pollett
Audit & Assurance Partner, BDO Sydney

Bill Cole
Partner, International Trade, BDO Melbourne

Adam Sofoulis
General Manager Group Accounting, Wesfarmers

Natasha Milne CA
Director - Forensic, Vincents

Paul Dobson FCA
Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte

Linzi Carr CA
Partner, Earnst & Young

Anthony Takyi
Careers Engagement Lead, Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Jane Bowen FCA
Partner, National Audit Quality, BDO

Rachel Arthy
Associate Director, National Audit Quality, BDO

Anne Waters FCA
Deputy Technical Director, Auditing and Assurance Standards Board