Beyond Audit

Auditing Remotely and Delivering Value

Beyond Audit
Robert L Mainardi
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Hardback
h231 x 160mm - 256pg
1 Jun 2021 US
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9781119789604
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Your game plan for strategic success in today' s remote audit departmentBeyond Audit is your guide to taking advantage of this unique moment to review and enhance your audit methodology to improve execution, operations, and audit product. Change has been thrust upon the audit industry, and every company must adapt to business interruptions and remote work environments. Now is the perfect time for audit departments to step back and turn a critical eye on their own operations. We have an opportunity to identify new ways of increasing product offerings and building more effective and efficient operations, ultimately creating better results for our partners and clients. This book will take you from a foundational understanding of the business environment through to a reflective review of your own operational effectiveness and efficiency. You' ll gain access to the Audit Risk Barometer (ARB), an innovative self-assessment tool that scores audit department strengths and opportunities for improvement. This book also includes a detailed methodology for working with your business partner to ensure clear identification of business objectives. You' ll also learn how to identify "true process risks" to ensure that testing remains focused and adds value. Finally, you' ll learn critical skills and team development ideas for every level. Gain a fundamental understanding of today' s business environment and how traditional and remote auditing fits into the new business puzzleUse the exclusive Audit Risk Barometer to conduct a valuable self-assessment and uncover your team' s strengths and weaknessesLearn how to effectively and efficiently work with your business partner to identify objectives and value-add opportunitiesAccess online resources, including video summaries and interactive tools to revamp your audit departmentBeyond Audit incorporates links to online video summaries, templates mentioned throughout the book, interviews with experienced professionals, and an audit tracking software tool. This book is an enormously valuable resource for audit teams of any size and shape.
Robert L. Mainardi (Cape May, NJ) is President of Mainardi & Associates, a firm that creates, develops, facilitates, and administers custom training programs in auditing and risk. Prior to forming his own firm, he was a Vice President with Penn Mutual Life Insurance where he managed the audit operations, staff, and business relationships for the life, brokerage, investment, and trust and mutual fund businesses. In addition, he has been a Senior Audit Manager with The Vanguard Group, Audit Consultant with Aetna U. S. Healthcare, Audit Director at Prudential Insurance Company of America, Senior Financial Auditor at Advanta Corporation, and Internal Auditor with GMAC Mortgage Corporation. He is an active member of the IIA and served as an IIA Philadelphia Chapter Board Member. Mainardi received a BS in Accounting and Business Law from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in Finance from Temple University. He has also merited the Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

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