How to Write an Audit Report Finding – Video Course includes an online video and self-study manual for 2 hours of CPE credit.
Was your latest audit finding powerful? And did your team enjoy writing it? Findings can be fun to write and read. Yes, fun!
By following a few key guidelines on content and organization, you can create an audit report masterpiece your team can be proud to stand behind.
And on top of that, a logically organized audit finding sprinkled with interesting facts and including clear, feasible recommendations can be one of an auditor’s best tools for eliciting change.
Course objectives include:
- Distinguish among the five elements of a finding
- Identify sources of criteria
- Identify qualities of a good recommendation
- Identify relevant testing to support the condition and cause
- Identify qualities of a compelling effect statement
- Recall details of the criteria element
CPE Credit Hours: 2
NASBA Category of Study: Auditing (Governmental)
Program level: Basic
Advance preparation: None
Who should attend: Auditors
Instructional method: Video with online quiz. QAS SS
Author: Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA, CGFM, CGAP
This course qualifies for Yellow Book CPE credit.
This course is also included in the Single Audit Bundle, Audit Reporting Bundle, the Yellow Book Standards for Financial Auditors Bundle, the Yellow Book Standards for Performance Auditors Bundle, and the Essential Skills Bundle.
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What People Say About This Course
“The narrator provided multiple pieces of evidence to illustrate poor findings. The multiple examples of real-life findings were very helpful as well.” – How to Write an Audit Report Finding student
“Great checklist for writing an effective finding – this is a valuable resource…” – How to Write an Audit Report Finding student
“I’ve been a state performance auditor for six years and a newspaper reporter for 21 years before that, and this is the clearest guidance on how to write a finding that I’ve found…It was fun!” – State Performance Auditor