Sequoia CPE

IT Application Controls for Auditing

IT Application Controls for Auditing This course explains many of the basic Information Technology (IT) controls common to the types of reporting systems used by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It is written to help financial auditors provide better service to their clients in the context of application controls. You will find conceptual and practical topics that are immediately relevant to understanding applications typically used by these businesses, such as MS Excel, QuickBooks, and FRX report writer.

This course analyzes many IT auditing issues and examines topics, such as special challenges facing SMEs; the COSO process; application-level security; general ledger and the IT audit; the revenue, expenditure, inventory, and payroll cycles; PCAOB warnings; integrating the IT audit into the financial audit; spreadsheet auditing tools; maintaining spreadsheets and desktop tools; analyzing and validating reports; and IT audit deficiencies.

Course Info:

  • Course #: 1070B
  • Delivery: Self-Study
  • CPE Hours: 15
  • Course Level: Basic
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • NASBA Area of Study: Auditing
  • Total Pages: 418
  • Questions: 75

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