Internal Control and COSO Essentials for Financial Managers, Accountants, and Auditors

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 8:30am 4:30pm
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Description

Many managers, supervisors, and accountants in business, government or nonprofits are not able to identify their departmental policies and procedures that function as the primary controls against errors and fraud. Alternately, auditors performing field work may be confused about how to interpret and evaluate management's documentation of accounting processes and controls. Neither party may truly understand how their duties differ. After an overview of the COSO guidance on the components and principles of internal control, this course introduces participants to basic tools used to document processes and controls. Participants also discuss the identification of the risks of errors and fraud and consideration the presence (or absence) of related controls.

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.