This webinar will explain how to perform anti-fraud audits in the purchasing/accounts payable cycle. It will discuss the use of Audit Control Language (ACL) and how this tool and other tools like it (IDEA) are helpful in the analysis of accounts payable and purchasing data.
With an increased awareness of fraud and the ongoing cost to organizations, taking a proactive stance on performing anti-fraud audits in Purchasing and Accounts Payable is imperative to most organizations. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) ''Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse'' published in 2012, it predicted that 5% of an organization's revenue is lost to fraud.
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of Fraud, different data analysis that can be utilized, proactive accounts payable Anti-Fraud examples of reviews that can be conducted and different data analysis tests that can be performed. Some knowledge and use of ACL or IDEA is suggested but not required.
Marna Steuart has been in the audit industry for over twenty years. Ms. Steuart began her career with a Big Four firm as an external auditor, then as an internal auditor in several different capacities within several different industries. She obtained her Certified Fraud Examiner license in 2007 and was the main fraud investigator for five years at a large utility company. She was responsible for performing and updating the fraud risk assessment on an annual basis and conducting over fifty internal fraud investigations during her time at this organization.