Audit Staff Essentials - New Staff Practical Application

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13.0 Credits

Designed as the companion to New Staff: Core Concepts, this curriculum focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to perform the duties commonly assigned to first-year audit staff. Along with insight related to the audit process, this curriculum includes practical, hands-on training for: internal controls substantive testing financial statement captions fraud considerations analytical procedures and much more Give yourself or your staff the strong conceptual foundation and hands-on skillset to be successful, both on the first few engagements and throughout a career, with this comprehensive training curriculum.


Recall the basics of internal control, including using the work of others. Identify the key concerns regarding fraud considerations in a GAAS audit. Recall the purpose and procedures regarding analytical procedures and their use in an audit. Identify the audit procedures typically performed by new staff in the following areas and match them to stated audit objectives and relevant assertions: Cash and cash equivalents Accounts receivable Inventory Prepaid and other current assets Property, plant, and equipment Accounts payable Debt

Major Topics

Internal controls Fraud considerations Analytical procedures Basic auditing procedures for areas commonly assigned to new staff members

Designed For

Recently onboarded staff First-year staff Firms that want consistent training and level setting
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