Audit Working Papers: Documenting and Reviewing Field Work

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ 8:30am 4:30pm
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Description

Working papers are the building blocks of an audit. If it's not in the working papers, audit quality may suffer, as the manager and partner might not know about it or its ramifications may not be fully considered. Understand the professional standards regarding working paper documentation. Make this course part of the firm's quality control system. Learn the fundamentals of working paper preparation - form and content - to make sure audit considerations, work performed, and conclusions reached are properly documented. You will also explore examples which show field work supervisors what factors to consider and what steps to follow when reviewing working papers. In addition, typical working paper deficiencies are explained to help minimize potential liability.

Credits

Category Amount
Accounting&Auditing 8.00
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Leaders

Glenn Helms

GLENN HELMS, PhD, CPA, CISA, CIA, was the Arthur Young Fellow in IT Auditing at the University of Houston and has served as Director of Certification for the International Certified Information Systems Auditor program. He has served on numerous national and international academic and professional committees including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Auditing Standards Board’s Computer Auditing Subcommittee and its Specialized Accreditation Board. Dr. Helms has presented over 1,000 professional seminars throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia. He has published over sixty articles in a wide range of practitioner and academic journals. He has served on the editorial advisory boards of several national and international journals. His books address security, controls and fraud in a variety of internal control environments. He has numerous years experience in public accounting and serves as a consultant to various organizations including CPA firms, financial institutions, and large and small entities.