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Thursday, August 18, 2022 Live Webcast

Grading Your Auditors - Are You Getting the Most Value? (X2-30317)

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
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2.0 CPE Credits in AA

OVERVIEW

An audit is an investment in reliable financial reporting and compliance, and an increased return on those dollars can be achieved by hiring the right auditors. This course will provide key factors for you to consider when evaluating whether you are getting the most quality and insight from your auditors, to enable them to perform the most value-added audit possible in the given circumstances - while retaining the trust of a CPA.

DESIGNED FOR

Anyone who manages the external auditor relationship

BENEFITS

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Describe how to identify signs that your auditors may be over- or under-auditing 
  • Explain the "soft" skills, such as communication, creativity, critical thinking, and mo

HIGHLIGHTS

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Limitations in roles and responsibilities an auditor can accept without impairing independence
  • Assessing the strength of your auditor's ability to think critically, strategically, and creatively in appropriate circumstances
  • Evaluating your auditor's time and project management stills
  • Grading your auditor's communication and interpersonal skills, in exceeding your expectations on an audit

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Jennifer Louis

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA

President

Emergent Solutions Group

Jennifer F. Louis, CPA has over 25 years of experience in designing and instructing high-quality training programs in a wide variety of technical and “soft skills” topics needed for professional and organization success. In 2003, she founded Emergent Solutions Group, LLC, where she focuses her energy on designing and delivering high-quality, practical, and engaging accounting and auditing training. She was most recently Director of Audit Product Development at Surgent Professional Education, and prior to that served as Executive Vice President/Director of Training Services at AuditWatch, Inc., a highly-respected training and audit process consulting firm. Before joining AuditWatch, Jennifer was the Financial/Operational Audit Manager at AARP. At the start of her professional career, Jennifer was an Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche LLP, where she frequently served as a local and national instructor. Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Marymount University with a BBA-Accounting. Besides loving life on the lake with her husband in Charlotte, NC, she enjoys hiking with her little dog Frodo Beggins, and savoring any precious moments spent with her two young adult boys

PRICING

$69.00 - Member

$79.00 - Nonmember

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