$120 includes self-study e-book and online quiz for 9 hours of CPE credit.
Government audits are unusually complex. Let Leita guide you through every step of conducting an audit including assessing risk, refining the audit objective, choosing methodologies, and documenting your work. Your responsibilities for fraud, useful interviewing tips, and the elements of a finding are covered using case studies, frequent references to audit standards, and stories of audit failures and successes.
This course covers three types of audits typical in the government environment – a financial audit, a performance audit, and a compliance audit.
Course objectives include:
- Identify and arrange the steps in conducting an audit
- Detect common flaws in the conduct of an audit
- Identify common deliverables on an audit
- Assess the weakness in a given criteria
- Distinguish between the types of inherent risk
- Classify controls into the components of the COSO model of controls
- Distinguish between a control’s design and its implementation
- Distinguish among inherent risk, control risk, and detection risk
- Distinguish between a workable objective and a vague objective
- Detect weak and vague methodologies
- Identify and order the steps of conducting an interview
- Describe the standards for working paper documentation
- Evaluate whether a finding follows the simple rules of logical organization of a finding
Program level: Basic
Instructional method: Self-study text with online quiz. QAS SS
NASBA Category of Study: Auditing – Governmental
Advance preparation: None
Who should attend: Auditors of government programs.
Recommended CPE credit: 9 hours
This course qualifies for Yellow Book CPE credit.
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What People Say About This Course
“This was a refresher course for me. I did auditing for 16 years and stepped away to do accounting. I’m going back into auditing and it was great for that.”
– CPA in public practice, June 2015
“Metaphors/Examples and paraphrasing audit jargon really brought the material down to earth. The lessons themselves really reinforced the work I do.”
– State agency auditor, May 2015
“I like the way the author explain things very much. She is very knowledgeable the the most important thing is that her material makes the audit sound fun and interesting. She make very difficult subjects becoming easily to understand. Thank you very much!!!!!”
– CPA in public practice, October 2015
“Just finished your book, Essential Skills for the Government Auditor, and it was hands down the BEST auditing book I have ever read. I really enjoyed your insights and humor which is very rare in our Profession.” –Ray Steine, CPA, July 2015