Data Analytics for Internal Auditors

Author: Richard E. Cascarino

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498737153

Category: Computers

Page: 418

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There are many webinars and training courses on Data Analytics for Internal Auditors, but no handbook written from the practitioner’s viewpoint covering not only the need and the theory, but a practical hands-on approach to conducting Data Analytics. The spread of IT systems makes it necessary that auditors as well as management have the ability to examine high volumes of data and transactions to determine patterns and trends. The increasing need to continuously monitor and audit IT systems has created an imperative for the effective use of appropriate data mining tools. This book takes an auditor from a zero base to an ability to professionally analyze corporate data seeking anomalies.
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Internal Auditing

An Integrated Approach

Author: Richard Cascarino

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702172694

Category: Auditing, Internal

Page: 432

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Book & CD. This book is designed primarily for undergraduate and postgraduate students intending to pursue a career in internal auditing, as well as those chartered accountants with a specialist interest in governance and control issues. This book covers the basic concepts, philosophy and principles underlying the practice of internal auditing -- the relationships between the internal auditor, management and the external auditor. In addition, the student will gain a knowledge and understanding of the nature of an organisation. Risk management and the role of internal auditing in managing organisational risks in the context of current developments in corporate governance in both the public and private sectors are dealt with. The book is now prescribed for those studying for the Certified Internal Auditor professional qualification since it addresses the syllabus requirements of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Competency Framework for Internal Auditors. This book represents a practical integrated approach to the Institute of Internal Auditors' recommended internal audit approach, and may be implemented within an internal audit department in a cost-effective manner. Accordingly, the text may be useful as a reference manual for internal audits in practice.
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The Audit Value Factor

Author: Daniel Samson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351983415

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 168

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The Audit Value Factor: Making Management’s Head Turn empowers readers with a systematic method to build and maintain a value-centric internal audit organization. The book explores how to identify, quantify, and articulate value for customers. It details six critical success factors: Value propositions that link directly to customer needs Fostering customer relationships using the CREATE model Talent development using the TEAM model Risk expertise that raises awareness, understanding, and action Change management and process optimization using the SMART model Data analytics that provide powerful insights to operations The Audit Value Factor offers easy to use tools and practical strategies that deliver tangible and immediate benefits for the internal audit team. Praise for The Audit Value Factor: Making Management’s Head Turn "Daniel Samson, the inspiring and forward-thinking CAE at SRI International, has created an essential guide to adding value through Internal Audit in his new book The Audit Value Factor. It's an important addition to any internal auditor's toolkit, with helpful suggestions on topics ranging from talent planning to data analytics. I highly recommend it to any internal audit professional looking to "up their game." Laurie A. Hanover, CIA, CAE Sunrun Inc. "Internal Auditors often strive for a ‘seat at the table,’ be it with Business Leaders, Senior Management, the Board, or really, any significant decision maker in an organization. In The Audit Value Factor, Dan Samson provides the roadmap to ensuring that Internal Audit gets not only that seat at the table, but also that role of a critical business partner that is valued in facilitating change and helping an organization achieve its goals." Brian Tremblay, CAE Acacia Communications "Great audit functions generate value and build leadership capacity from staff to CAE. The Audit Value Factor’s compelling examples, data, and actionable tools enable auditors at every level to build relationships of trust, ask the right questions, and deliver powerful insights to their organization." Dr. Kathryn Bingham, Executive Coach and CEO, LEADistics LLC
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Auditor's Guide to IT Auditing, + Software Demo

Author: Richard E. Cascarino

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118147618

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

View: 368

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Step-by-step guide to successful implementation and control of IT systems—including the Cloud Many auditors are unfamiliar with the techniques they need to know to efficiently and effectively determine whether information systems are adequately protected. Now in a Second Edition, Auditor's Guide to IT Auditing presents an easy, practical guide for auditors that can be applied to all computing environments. Follows the approach used by the Information System Audit and Control Association's model curriculum, making this book a practical approach to IS auditing Serves as an excellent study guide for those preparing for the CISA and CISM exams Includes discussion of risk evaluation methodologies, new regulations, SOX, privacy, banking, IT governance, CobiT, outsourcing, network management, and the Cloud Includes a link to an education version of IDEA--Data Analysis Software As networks and enterprise resource planning systems bring resources together, and as increasing privacy violations threaten more organization, information systems integrity becomes more important than ever. Auditor's Guide to IT Auditing, Second Edition empowers auditors to effectively gauge the adequacy and effectiveness of information systems controls.
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Auditor's Guide to IT Auditing

Author: Richard E. Cascarino

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118239075

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

View: 4252

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Step-by-step guide to successful implementation and control of IT systems—including the Cloud Many auditors are unfamiliar with the techniques they need to know to efficiently and effectively determine whether information systems are adequately protected. Now in a Second Edition, Auditor's Guide to IT Auditing presents an easy, practical guide for auditors that can be applied to all computing environments. Follows the approach used by the Information System Audit and Control Association's model curriculum, making this book a practical approach to IS auditing Serves as an excellent study guide for those preparing for the CISA and CISM exams Includes discussion of risk evaluation methodologies, new regulations, SOX, privacy, banking, IT governance, CobiT, outsourcing, network management, and the Cloud Includes a link to an education version of IDEA--Data Analysis Software As networks and enterprise resource planning systems bring resources together, and as increasing privacy violations threaten more organization, information systems integrity becomes more important than ever. Auditor's Guide to IT Auditing, Second Edition empowers auditors to effectively gauge the adequacy and effectiveness of information systems controls.
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Internal Audit Handbook

Management with the SAP®-Audit Roadmap

Author: Henning Kagermann,William Kinney,Karlheinz Küting,Claus-Peter Weber

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540708872

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 610

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This book offers a comprehensive, up-to-date presentation of the tasks and challenges facing internal audit. It presents the Audit Roadmap, the process model of internal auditing developed at SAP® which describes all stages of an audit. Coverage provides information on issues such as the identification of audit fields, the annual audit planning, the organization and execution of audits as well as reporting and follow-up. The handbook also discusses management-related subjects. Separate chapters are dedicated to special topics like IT or SOX audits.
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Internal Audit

Efficiency Through Automation

Author: David Coderre

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470478659

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Internal Audit: Efficiency Through Automation teaches state-of-the-art computer-aided audit techniques, with practical guidelines on how to get much needed data, overcome organizational roadblocks, build data analysis skills, as well as address Continuous Auditing issues. Chapter 1 CAATTs History, Chapter 2 Audit Technology, Chapter 3 Continuous Auditing, Chapter 4 CAATTs Benefits and Opportunities, Chapter 5 CAATTs for Broader Scoped Audits, Chapter 6 Data Access and Testing, Chapter 7 Developing CAATT Capabilities, Chapter 8 Challenges for Audit,
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Auditing, Loose-Leaf

A Practical Approach with Data Analytics

Author: Raymond N. Johnson,Laura Davis Wiley,Robyn Moroney,Fiona Campbell,Jane Hamilton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119401747

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 736

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The explosion of data analytics in the auditing profession demands a different kind of auditor. Auditing: A Practical Approach with Data Analytics prepares students for the rapidly changing demands of the auditing profession by meeting the data-driven requirements of today’s workforce. Because no two audits are alike, this course uses a practical, case-based approach to help students develop professional judgement, think critically about the auditing process, and develop the decision-making skills necessary to perform a real-world audit. To further prepare students for the profession, this course integrates seamless exam review for successful completion of the CPA Exam.
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Brink's Modern Internal Auditing

A Common Body of Knowledge

Author: Robert R. Moeller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470463871

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 792

View: 5314

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Today's internal auditor is responsible for creating higher standards of professional conduct and for greater protection against inefficiency, misconduct, illegal activity, and fraud. Now completely revised and updated, Brink's Modern Internal Auditing, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive resource and reference book on the changing world of internal auditing, including new coverage of the role of the auditor and internal control. An invaluable resource for both the new and seasoned internal auditor, the Seventh Edition provides auditors with the body of knowledge needed in order to be effective.
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