CaseWare - Working Paper Software Training

CW - Working Paper software for accounting professionals - The course includes up to 15 hours of training material. There are more than 20 training videos, up to 15 case studies (walk-through), several practice cases, presentation/slides and other valuable resources.

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Who Will Benefit:

  • CPA students who are applying to CPA firms for entry-level positions and are looking to put some relevant experience and technical skills on their resume.
  • CPA members who wish to expand or update their knowledge of preparing working papers
  • CPA members who have been away from public practice for some time and looking for a refresher. 
  • CPA members who are planning to set up their small CA firm practice
  • CPA members and CPA firms who want to go paperless.

Course Objectives

  • Learn how to prepare a working paper file for a compilation engagement from start to finish
  • How to create paperless working paper files and engagement
  • Engagement Properties
  • Importing Accounting data 
  • Adjusting Journal Entries
  • Document Manager 
  • Document Library 
  • Copy templates 
  • Trial Balance
  • Annotation
  • Lead sheets
  • Groupings
  • Roll forward
  • Mapping and GIFI code
  • Export trial balance to a tax software


Course Walkthrough

  • General Information
  • Important instructions
  • Presentation Slides & Case Studies - Preparing WPF
  • Introduction to the course - Preparing Working Paper File
  • High-level Overview of a Working Paper File
  • 4 STEP Process of preparing a Working Paper File
  • Case study 1 - File Download
  • Part 1 - Financial Statements, Trial Balance and Adjusting Entries
  • Part 2 - Accounts Receivable section of the working paper file
  • Part 3 - Other Current Assets and Fixed Assets section of the working paper file
  • Part 4 - Cash and Bank section of the working paper file
  • Part 5 - Accounts Payable section of the working paper file
  • Part 6 - Income Statement section of the working paper file
  • How to Create a New Client File
  • Three Main Components
  • Understanding the Document Manager
  • Working with the Trial Balance
  • Case study 2 – Set up a Client File and create a Trial Balance
  • How to assign Lead sheets/Groupings
  • Case study 3 – Assign Lead sheets
  • Solution to the Bonus Case
  • Working with Adjusting Journal Entries
  • Case study 4 – Record Adjusting Entries
  • Case Study 4 - Detailed Solution
  • WPF Documentation - Annotation, Comments, References & Signoff
  • Case study 5 - File Documentation
  • Case study 5 - Detailed solution
  • Editing PDF or other image files in Caseware - create reference, annotate and insert comments
  • How to Roll Forward a client file or process a Year End Close
  • Case Study 6 - File Roll Forward
  • Case Study 7 - New Client File, Trial Balance, Lead sheet and Rollforward
  • Case Study 7 - New Client File, Trial Balance, Lead sheet and Rollforward
  • Case Study 8 - How to import an Excel Trial Balance
  • Case Study 9 - How to import an Excel Trial Balance
  • Case Study 10 - How to import a Trial Balance
  • Working with GIFI codes & and Exporting Trial Balance to Tax Software
  • Case Study 12 - Export trial balance from CW to TaxPrep Corporate
  • Copy Component function
  • Your Feedback
  • Certificate of Completion

What People Are Saying About Us

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"Excellent training - I found the hands-on practical experience very very useful"

Carol Miller, CPA student

"Very useful and practical courses, the instructor is very knowledgeable. Will definitely recommend to all CPA students"

Brandon Riley, CPA student

"The courses were very well structured and organized. Keep up the good work! I'd love to attend more sessions"

Jonathan Lawson, CPA student

"The step by step video tutorial is easy to follow and the case study that required marking and feedback. Overall a Brilliant Course!!"

Bruce Smith, CPA Student