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Financial Auditing for Internal Auditors Course

By: Alpha Partners

Lagos State, Nigeria

02 - 05 Jul, 2019  4 days

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NGN 150,000

Define key accounting terms.

  • Understand accounting rules, equations, and basic principles.
  • Demonstrate how journal entries are used for accounting purposes.
  • Discuss the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s GAAP hierarchy according to FASB Statement
  • Review the characteristics of key financial statements.
  • Calculate key ratios from a company’s financial statements.
  • Differentiate between management-level reporting and consolidated financial statement-level reporting.
  • Analyze data using horizontal and vertical analysis.
  • Describe revenue process activities and associated rules.
  • Practice using a risk assessment template to analyze risks and design and test controls.
  • Identify the basic elements of an accounting scandal (fraud).
  • Discuss how Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) supports and automates business processes.
  • Identify audit techniques to use in performing an application review of a financial audit.

Content

Accounting and Auditing Review

  • Define key accounting terms.
  • Understand accounting rules, equations, and basic principles.
  • Demonstrate how journal entries are used for accounting purposes.
  • Discuss the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB’s) GAAP hierarchy according to FASB Statement Perform a risk assessment using the financial auditing process.
  • Evaluate controls in the audit process by using finance-related management assertions.
  • Review an IIA Practice Guide about formulating and expressing internal audit opinions.

Financial Statements — An Overview

  • Review the characteristics of key financial statements.
  • Recognize the flow of information from source documents to financial statements.
  • Identify the components of a financial balance sheet.
  • Distinguish where in an income statement financial accounts should appear.
  • Calculate key ratios from a company’s financial statements.

Business Processes and Accounting

  • Differentiate between management-level reporting and consolidated financial statement-level reporting.
  • Analyze data using horizontal and vertical analysis.
  • Describe revenue process activities and associated rules.
  • Describe procurement process activities and associated rules.
  • Describe fixed asset process activities and associated rules.
  • Recall key revenue, liability, and inventory-related ratios.
  • Practice using a risk assessment template to analyze risks, and design and test controls.
  • Recipes for Cooking the Books
  • Identify the basic elements of an accounting scandal (fraud).
  • Identify the five most common financial “games.”
  • Calculate financial indices to use in analyzing data.

Technology and Accounting

  • Discuss the risks and control breakdowns of User-developed Applications (UDAs) and best practices for controls over UDAs.
  • Describe how to minimize risk and limit exposure in using spreadsheets.
  • Discuss how Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) supports and automates business processes.
  • Identify audit techniques to use in performing an application review of a financial Audi

For Whom: All Internal Auditors in both the Public and Private Sectors.

Training Methodology

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos. Jul 02 - 05 Jul, 2019
Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos., Lagos State, Nigeria 03 - 06 Dec, 2019
NGN 150,000.00(The Workshop fee is N150,000.00 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) only per participant to cover workshop literature and materials, executive bag, tea/coffee, lunch, photograph and certificate.)
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Chris Onwuasigwe, FCA – 08033045484 08033045484

5% discount for 3-5 participants and 10% discount for 6 and above number of participants from the same organization.
A distinguished team of facilitators who are eminently qualified professionals has been assembled to lead discussions in course of the workshop.
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