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Make Your Audits Data Driven

Event Start Date: 1/10/2019 2:00 PM Event End Date: 1/10/2019 3:00 PM

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Turn the Audit Upside Down Webcast Series

Data analytics is helping external auditors meet client demands for deeper insights as they identify risks and provide relevant recommendations backed by data. Starting with a data-driven approach dramatically improves the efficiency and quality of audits

Audimation Services and ACCOUNT-ability Plus have teamed up to help prepare auditors for the digital transformation by offering a multi-event webcast series focused on using data analytics to gain insights and build clients for life.

Join us for the first webcast of the 5-part series:

Make Your Audits Data Driven
Learn steps you can take right now to build a data-driven audit practice – one that maximizes detailed transactions across multiple data sets and sources to transform it into meaningful insights guaranteed to “wow” your clients. This webcast offers 1 hour of free NASBA CPE.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to evaluate opportunities for data analysis
  • Best practices for conducting data-driven audits
  • How to plan and process data for the audit

Presenter: Alan Anderson, Founder of ACCOUNT-ability Plus, LLC
Alan Anderson is a nationally recognized consultant, educator and speaker. As founder of ACCOUNT-ability Plus, Alan expertly guides his clients and their staff through uniquely designed programs and assessments with a future-focused, reality-based approach. His 25+ year career includes working as a partner and National Director of Audit in the firm of McGladrey and Pullen, LLP, and with the American Institute of CPAs as Senior Vice President of Member and Public Interest.

Course Level Basic
Length 1 Hr (1 CPE)
Delivery Method Group Internet-Based
Event Time 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Evaluate opportunities for data analysis
  • Best Practices for a data driven audit
  • Appropriately plan and process the data for the audit
  • Develop skills and confidence in data analytics

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Hands down, IDEA is easier to use than other analytics tools. To fully maximize your use of IDEA and for faster implementation, we recommend new and experienced users take advantage of our many training opportunities. Our courses are offered throughout the U.S. and online for all levels of users (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced). Many will even earn NASBA CPE credit and help you work toward CaseWare Analytics IDEA Certification.

The best thing about our training - our first-class instructors. We've been working with IDEA for over 20 years - we know the product inside and out. Our instructors are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) and Certified IDEA Data Analysts (CIDA) with experience working in the trenches of accounting, audit and finance. Plus, they make learning fun…now that’s worth signing up for!

Solutions Development Testimonial Quotation Marks

I learned A TON! I am very excited to start applying the new concepts I learned to projects at the office and to also share my knowledge with co-workers.