What It Takes to be the Auditor-In-Charge

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    Speaker: Jonnie Keith


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    Duration: 90 Minutes
    Product Code: 50014
    Level: Beginner

OVERVIEW

The Auditor-In-Charge (AIC) has a great deal of responsibilities.  They must provide directions to the audit team; assess the quality of the work of the audit team; provide on-going communication to audit management and audit clients; develop the draft report; prepare for the exit conference; assess the performance of the audit team; and many other minor activities.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND

The success of an audit engagement will often depend on how well the AIC carry out those functions.  This webinar is to help you understand the skills needed and the responsibilities of the AIC.

AREAS COVERED

Audit Standards Relative to the Auditor-In-Charge

  • IIA Standards
  • GAGAS Standards

Auditor-In-Charge Skills and Attributes

  • Audit Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills 
  • Leadership Skills
  • Audit Skill Assessment Tool

Auditor-In-Charge Responsibilities

  • Conduct Pre-Audit Administrative Duties
  • Conduct Preliminary Survey
  • Develop audit objectives
  • Determine the audit scope
  • Conduct an Entrance Conference
  • Supervise Fieldwork
  • Review Work paper 
  • Write Draft Audit Report
  • Conduct Exit Conference
  • Wrap Up
  • Follow Up

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

The learning objectives of this audit training include:

  • Gaining an understanding of the key skills and attributes of the Auditor-In-Charge
  • Gaining an understanding of the key responsibilities of the Auditor-In-Charge
  • Gaining an understanding of the key audit standards for the Auditor-In-Charge
  • Providing a skills assessment tool

WHO WILL BENEFIT

  • Staff Auditors
  • Government Auditors
  • Compliance Auditors
  • Internal Control Specialists
  • Public Accountants
  • Accounting Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Quality Control Specialists

SPEAKER

Jonnie Keith has been in auditing for over 40 years. He retired in 2012 as the assistant general manager (AGM) of internal audit with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in Atlanta, GA. He served in that capacity for over 10 years and was responsible for administering their overall audit activities. He was also responsible for the review and approval of all internal audit correspondence including audit reports, executive summaries, internal and external correspondence, etc.

Prior to that, he worked at MARTA as the operational audit manager and senior contract compliance auditor. He also worked at Norfolk Southern Railway (Southern Railway) as a senior operational auditor and started his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta as a bank examiner.

Mr. Keith received a BA degree in economics from Clark Atlanta University (formerly Clark College). His certifications include: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), and Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA).

He has been a volunteer seminar instructor for the National Office of the Institute of Internal Auditors for several years and has taught numerous subjects including: audit report writing, communication skills for auditors, advanced operational auditing, leadership skills for auditors, CIA review course, and more.

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