Auditing Bits in Bytes™ Session 4: Assessing and Responding to Risk

Description

This 2-hour session focuses on how to appropriately identify, evaluate, document and respond to risks of material misstatement due to either fraud or error in order to effectively and efficiently design the nature, timing and extent of further audit procedures (tests of controls for operating effectiveness and substantive audit procedures).

Develop a game plan for successful audits, learn more about MACPA’s Auditing Bits in Bytes™.

Learning Objectives
  1. Describe how to properly identify, evaluate, document and respond to risks of material misstatement due to either fraud or error
  2. Recognize best practices for effective and efficient engagement team discussions and other risk assessment activities
  3. Identify how to link assessed risk of material misstatement to the design of the nature, timing and extent of further audit procedures
Major Topics
  1. Audit Risk Components: Inherent Risk, Control Risk, & Detection Risk – Understanding the underlying intent of each of the components, and key considerations in properly assessing and documenting the basis for conclusions
  2. Identifying & Evaluating Risk – How to synthesize all the information gathered throughout the risk assessment process into a concise summary of risk assessment conclusions
  3. Determining Significant Risks Requiring Special Audit Considerations – What differentiates this type of risk from other types of risks of material misstatement, and what that means in regards to the nature, timing and extent of further audit procedures
  4. Engagement Team Discussion – Common deficiencies in the performance of this required important activity
  5. Linking Assessed Risk of Material Misstatement to the Detailed Audit Plan – How judgment calls directly influence the effectiveness and efficiency of the detailed audit plan
  6. Extensive illustrative examples will be used to reinforce a practical understanding of the most critical principles and standards that support a high-quality, insightful, and profitable engagement
Provider
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
Accounting & Auditing
CPE Field of Study
Auditing
2.0
Who Should Attend
Anyone who is new to auditing or desires a refresher in how to perform effective and efficient financial statement audits for non-issuers in accordance with professional and regulatory standards
Instructor(s)
Jennifer Louis
Prerequisites
None
Advanced Preparation
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When
Available 24/7
Location
Online
Total CPE Credits
2.0
Format
On-Demand
Instructor
Jennifer Louis

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Auditing Bits in Bytes™ Session 4: Assessing and Responding to Risk


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