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Actionable Analytics That Deliver

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Dave Coderre

President of CAATS

Analytics in finance, accounting, and audit have been around for over 30 years yet are still not widely used. It can be difficult to know where to start, and when and how to use data analysis.

In this webinar session we will shorten your learning curve by providing an approach you can use to identify the data and the analytics; and develop actionable recommendations that are based on the results of your analysis.

Using Account Payable data, we will also demonstrate how to use Arbutus Analyzer to perform analytic procedures that you can easily re-perform yourself.

Learning objectives:
  • Integrating analytics into the audit process to maximize effectiveness
  • Identifying data to meet audit objectives
  • Pitfalls in identifying and obtaining data
  • Securing access to the data
  • Linking recommendations to specific analytics and audit objectives
  • Developing actionable analytics that deliver
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Dave Coderre

President, Computer Assisted Analysis Techniques and Solutions (CAATS)

Dave Coderre

David Coderre is the President, Computer Assisted Analysis Techniques and Solutions (CAATS). He is an expert in the development and use data analytics for fraud risk assessment, testing of internal controls, and continuous monitoring. He has 30+ years of experience using analytics to address audit requirements.

Dave is the author of four books on data analytics: Data Analysis for Internal Controls, Fraud Detection, Monitoring and Audit (2017); Computer-Aided Fraud Prevention and Detection: A Step-by-Step Guide (2009); Fraud Analysis Techniques Using ACL (2009); and Internal Audit: Efficiency through Automation (2008).

He is also the author of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Global Technology Audit Guide – Continuous Auditing: Implications for Assurance, Monitoring and Risk Assessment; and contributed to the data analytics portions of the COSO Fraud Risk Management Guide (2016).

Mr. Coderre received the IIA Canada ‘Contribution to the Profession of Internal Auditing’ award in 2010. He contributes to various professional journals; and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world. 


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