Surgent's Internal Control Advanced Concepts (Audit Skills Tr. Lev4)

 

   

 

 
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Overview

3.0 Credits

Internal controls are applied within an organization to satisfy objectives related to operations, compliance, and financial reporting. This module will provide practical analysis and tips for how a reporting entity can manage financial reporting risk in an effective and efficient way. This module will also differentiate the auditor's responsibilities for internal controls under Sarbanes Oxley, Government Auditing Standards and Single Audit Act requirements.

Objectives

  • Discuss the evolution of internal control through the decades
  • Describe the revamped 2013 COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework
  • Explain important Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Explain important Government Auditing Standards and Single Audit Act requirements

Major Topics

  • Evolution of internal control concepts
  • Revamped 2013 COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework
  • Designing an adequate "umbrella" of internal controls over financial reporting to prevent, or detect and correct, material misstatement due to fraud or error
  • Specific internal control considerations and sample documentation for smaller entities
  • Additional responsibilities for the audits in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Government Auditing Standards and Single Audit Act requirements

Designed For

Accountants who are responsible for evaluating the design or internal controls on financial statement audits, including audits in conformance with compliance requirements

Prerequisite

Experience on basic audit engagements
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