Baker was first introduced to data analytics at Frost National Bank. She has also served as a solo auditor for a home health care company, where she developed scripts for operational, financial, compliance, and administrative purposes. She earned BBAs in both Finance and Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and San Antonio, respectively. She has earned several professional credentials including Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified IDEA Data Analyst (CIDA), and Certified Fiduciary Investment & Risk Specialist (CFIRS). Through the UT System, Baker is an active member of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA) and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
Baker will receive the U.S. IDEA User of Excellence Award at the 5th IDEA User Conference on May 25-27, 2016 in Orlando, FL.
About the University of Texas System
Educating students, providing care for patients, conducting groundbreaking basic, applied and clinical research, and serving the needs of Texans and the nation for more than 130 years, The University of Texas System is one of the largest public university systems in the United States. With 14 institutions and an enrollment of more than 217,000, the UT System confers more than one-third of the state’s undergraduate degrees, educates almost two-thirds of the state’s health care professionals annually and accounts for almost 70 percent of all research funds awarded to public institutions in Texas. The UT System has an annual operating budget of $16.9 billion (FY 2016) including $3 billion in sponsored programs funded by federal, state, local and private sources. With about 20,000 faculty – including Nobel laureates – and more than 70,000 health care professionals, researchers, student advisors and support staff, the UT System is one of the largest employers in the state.
About Audimation Services, Inc.
Founded in 1992, Audimation Services, Inc. is a leader in providing data analysis technology to help companies understand their data, assess risks, test controls, and fight fraud. As the sole U.S. distributor of IDEA® Data Analysis, and SmartExporter for SAP®, we help our clients maximize their technology investments by providing support, training and other valuable resources. For more information about Audimation Services, visit www.audimation.com or call 888.641.2800.
About CaseWare Analytics
CaseWare Analytics is home to IDEA Data Analysis, Collaborative Analytics and Continuous Monitoring solutions. All CaseWare Analytics technologies are built upon the foundation of best practices in assessing risk and controls, hereby enabling audit and finance professionals to use real data insights to create remarkable ROI & business improvement opportunities. Visit www.casewareanalytics.com for more information.
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