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Investigating Financial Fraud with Data Analytics

IDEA can be used to identify unusual and suspect transactions as part of a fraud investigation. There are a number of tools to prevent and detect fraud including personnel vetting, independent authorization of transactions and observation of employees. IDEA does not replace any of these techniques but adds a tool that is particularly useful in the right circumstances.

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Data Analytics: The Key to Risk-Based Auditing

Risk-based internal auditing begins by first assessing an organization’s objectives and providing an opinion as to whether internal controls are reducing the risks threatening them to acceptable levels. Based on the opinions formed, it is then determined if those objectives will be achieved. In contrast, traditional internal audit is limited to considering the controls over financial, fraud and possibly IT risks as well.

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2018 Audit Team Trends Report

CaseWare Analytics sat down with six experts in the audit industry to get their perspective on how audit teams should be structured, the critical skills every auditor should have, and what changes they expect in 2018. This report also includes survey results on what everyday auditors feel they need to be successful in their job.

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5 Key Areas to Test When Building an Effective Audit Plan

Auditors today work in an exceptionally complex and always-evolving industry. In an environment where there is pressure to add more value with fewer people and less time, auditors are being challenged to discover more risks, audit more areas more frequently and uncover any fraud in their organization.

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Internal Auditing in Higher Education Using Data Analytics to Uncover Fraud & Abuse

Today’s colleges and universities do far more than educate students. To meet the needs of student body, faculty, and the organization’s stakeholders, educational institutions often provide a broad range of ancillary services such as food, lodging, medical care, and security related services. By extending their services beyond education, colleges and universities face a number of laws and regulations. As the role of colleges and universities has evolved, so too have the departments within the organization, including the Internal Audit department.

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The Complete Guide to Auditing with Data Analytics Tools

In this guide, auditors, accountants and other financial professionals will find detailed information on some of the countless ways IDEA can be used to perform tests and analyses during audits within different departments and industries, as well as pointers on what to watch for when auditing in those areas.

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6 Simple Steps to a More Effective Internal Audit

For internal auditors today, the pressure is on. The demand to add more value while dedicating less time to each audit is growing, making it more essential than ever for auditors to maximize the resources available to them. To conduct an audit that is both time-efficient and valuable, auditors must be able to dig deep into the data they are presented to reveal insights, risks and potential fraud in their organizations.

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Global Benchmark The Role of Data Analytics for Internal Fraud Detection

According to the findings in the Ernst & Young Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2016 and 2016 ACFE Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, C-level executives are increasing the use of forensic data analytics (FDA) to address current and emerging risks, including internal fraud (travel & entertainment abuse, collusion,etc.).

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