This course introduces how data analytics can be used to improve engagement quality and efficiency. Participants explore the use of data analytics to assess risk, support financial statement assertions, assess internal controls and uncover fraud. Apply the ADA IDEAS© approach to using data analytics on engagements to ensure compliance with audit and review standards and to provide value-added services to clients.
- Accounting data analytics
Audit staff with limited experience in data analytics.
- Improve knowledge of when and how to use data analytics to improve engagement quality and efficiency.
- Understand how accountants use descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics.
- Use the ADA IDEAS© approach to using data analytics on firm engagements.
- Become familiar with commonly used data visualization methods.
- Use accounting data analytics to add value to engagements.
This course includes interactive participation and engagement using Zoom’s features to preserve the same strengths of in-person training. Visual interaction between the instructor and all participants (plan to be "on screen" throughout the program), breakout rooms to ensure small group engagement and instructor interaction, screen share for small group presentations, and a fillable PDF for note-taking are included in this seminar.
Bonnie Kennedy has nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession in public and private industry. She began in public practice with a regional accounting firm in New England before taking a position as the Controller and CFO of a manufacturing firm. Bonnie is now a full-time faculty member at an accredited university. With the regional CPA firm, Bonnie was involved in recruiting, interviewing, and mentoring new staff. She also designed and conducted CPE programs for the firm. After initial exposure to taxation and attestation work, Bonnie specialized in audits of manufacturing companies and not-for-profit entities. She has taught accounting and auditing courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, published articles in scholarly journals, and presented at national conferences. Bonnie is a member of the AICPAand the Rhode Island Society of CPAs.
Non-Member Price $209.00
Member Price $149.00