CPAR Auditing Practice

CPAR - 2019/February, Seg.04 - The Future of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting

Course Overview
An enterprise’s ability to fulfill its financial reporting responsibilities often depends on the design and effectiveness of its safeguards, including its legally mandated internal controls over financial reporting. Our cameras were on hand at the recent FEI Current Financial Reporting Issues conference, where a panel of top-level auditors and financial executives assessed the impact of new technologies on the people and processes of ICFR.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the use of advanced technologies in accounting and finance;
  • Identify the specific applications of robotic process automation (RPA) in accounting and finance;
  • Recognize the challenges that RPA presents to companies and auditors; and
  • Identify IT general control and process documentation issues related to RPA.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or auditing, or an introductory course in auditing.

Speaker / Author:

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD-ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include 50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each of its professional markets.

Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1382-FM

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Auditing

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