This 75-minute webinar provides a foundational overview of IDEA® data analytics software and how it is utilized as a comprehensive file interrogation tool for auditors, accountants, and investigators. The focus of this session is on the importance of an auditor’s usage of this platform and identifying when and where to use it in an
audit. IDEA features a wide range of proprietary functions that help you work more efficiently and effectively, ultimately delivering greater insight into all aspects of your organization. This webinar will showcase how to best leverage these data analytic tools to scale productivity and enhance the quality of the evidence gathered through testing
CPE: This event does not offer CPE.
Mario Perez, CIDA
Training Program Owner • Training
Mario has over 12 years of experience as an IDEA user, trainer, and provider of technical support and consulting services. Starting with his introduction to IDEA as an audit associate at BDO New York in the mid-90s, he credits his enthusiasm for Data Analytics and knowledge of IDEA with traveling the world, working with the IDEA distributor in Scandinavia as well as training and consulting engagements in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and The Bahamas.
After completing this training, participants will learn:
- Create a project
- Import Assistant - working with Excel, print reports and PDF files
- Viewing imported databases in IDEA
- Direct Extraction
- Duplicate Key Detection
- Gap Detection
- Joining Databases
- Exporting Databases