Course Level :Basic
Instructional Method :Group Internet Based
Advance Preparation :None
One of the primary objectives of every auditor is to assess organizational risks and evaluate the effectiveness of the controls established by management to mitigate those risks. The Institute of Internal Auditors has set forth the standards for auditors to use in accomplishing that objective
Every organization is set up to accomplish its primary business objective. Whether it is a “for-profit” organization or a “not-for-profit” organization, there is always a primary business objective. And whenever there is an objective, there is always the risk that the objective will not be achieved.
Management has the responsibility to assess risks and establish controls to give reasonable assurance that business objectives are achieved. Internal Audit has the responsibility to evaluate those controls to determine if they are adequate and effective.
For the auditor, the process starts with the development of a risk-based annual audit plan to identify the various risk areas. The risk areas are prioritized and subject to audit based on the high-level risk assessment. Each area is further subject to a more detailed review of its particular risks and controls.
There are certain Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards that are required in the evaluation and communication of the risk and control assessment. There are also other resources available to auditors to assist them in their evaluation of risks and controls.
Major topics covered in this CPE Auditing webinar:
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Auditor, JonSherr Ent.
Mr. Keith has over 50 years of audit experience and served as the Chief Audit Executive for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for 12 years before his retirement in 2012. His other audit experience includes serving as Operational Audit Manager for five years and was a Senior Auditor in the Contract Compliance Audit Branch at MARTA. He was also a Senior Auditor at Norfolk Southern Railway, and a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
As the Chief Audit Executive for MARTA, he was responsible for administering the overall audit activities for the Department of Internal Audit including:
He was a volunteer seminar instructor for the Institute of Internal Auditors. Some of the courses taught included:
He has written three IIA Magazine articles including:
He has provided training for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Annual Conference:
He currently teaches audit webinars, including:
He has a degree in Economics from Clark Atlanta University. His certifications include Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).
Mr. Keith has been married over 50 years. He also co-authored a book with his wife on marriage entitled “Tied Together – The Marriage Trinity”. He has two daughters and five grandchildren.
Jan 26th, 2022
Another great webinar by Jonnie Keith. The use of real world examples, combined with breaking down the standards and concepts, makes Internal Audit so much easier to understand. Two thumbs up!
Feb 7th, 2022
Great presentation. Covered topics that I utilize everyday so great to see another experienced person’s perspective.
Mar 25th, 2022
Very well explained. Excellent material for both the new auditor and the experienced.
Aug 29th, 2022
Would attend more courses with this instructor.
Mar 24th, 2022
very informative and useful topics