For internal auditors and managers who want to understand and expand their roles related to financial reporting, as well as those who simply need a refresher on financial accounting, this course is the ideal way to get up to speed. By exploring concepts that go beyond basic accounting, this course will enable participants to approach financial auditing with renewed confidence.
In this course, participants will learn how key business processes relate to financial statements, as well as the impact of technology on financial auditing. The course will walk participants through an analysis of an organization’s financial statements using case study exercises, where participants will calculate key ratios and analyze trends over time. Finally, by taking on such topics as “common recipes for cooking the books” and engaging in discussions on both historic and current fraud cases, participants will learn how to recognize in financial statement reporting.