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Master Class - August 6 2019

Make Your Audits Data-Driven Part 3:
Journal Entries

Make Your Audits Data-Driven Part 3:
Journal Entries

Al Anderson, CPA, President - ACCOUNTability Plus, LLC

Session Description

Auditors go to great lengths to document, test and fine-tune their journal entry processes to meet compliance requirements and adhere to industry standards. Journal entries are most susceptible to fraud and material errors. This one-hour webcast provides specific steps you can take to transform your journal entry testing approach to a data-driven one to analyze 100% of the underlying data using CaseWare IDEA®.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify data-driven audit opportunities for journal entries

  • Analyze journal entry patterns to search

  • Apply data analytics to search for unauthorized journal entries by person, time-stamp analysis, date-stamp analysis and size threshold analysis

  • Perform journal entry frequency analysis to compare monthly and yearly trends

Speaker Bio

Al is the President of ACCOUNTability Plus, LLC, a global leader in accounting and assurance advancement. He is the Founder of A&A Leaders Leagues, a collaboration of leaders redefining A&A for the future. He is a frequent speaker and educator who works directly with auditors and firms to transform their A&A services. Over his career spanning more than three decades, Al worked from staff auditor to Senior Vice President at the AICPA before creating ACCOUNTability Plus, LLC. He continues to participate in “Auditing in the Future” initiatives and is committed to his vision of redefining A&A.


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