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Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency

The Essence of Effective Auditing, 1st Edition

By Ann Butera

Auerbach Publications

199 pages

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Risk-based operational audits and performance audits require a broad array of competencies. This book provides auditors and risk professionals with the understanding required to improve results during risk-based audits.Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing is an anthology of powerful risk-based auditing pra

Table of Contents

How to Get the Most from This Book. Techniques for Planning Useful Audits. Techniques for Detailed Risk and Control Assessment. Testing and Sampling Techniques. Documentation and Issue Development: The Building Blocks for Effective Audit Reports. Core Competencies You Need as an Auditor. Techniques for Managing the Audit Team. Techniques for Managing Constituent Relationship. Chapter Quiz Answers. Bibliography.

About the Author

Ann M. Butera is the founder and president of The Whole Person Project, Inc., an organizational development consulting firm that specializes in assisting companies to introduce, handle, and manage change. Her prior work experience as a department manager for a large retailer, a system liaison officer at a major money center bank, and an internal consultant at a bankcard processor, in conjunction with her experience as a business owner and consultant, enables her to develop customized approaches for continuous improvement and increased profitability in organizations of all sizes. She served as an audit committee chair for a financial services firm.

For over 25 years, Ann Butera has consulted with organizations of all sizes to provide managers, auditors, and compliance and risk professionals with the techniques needed to improve their risk management practices. She has worked specifically with audit, compliance, and risk management department managers to develop methodologies that enhance the consistency and quality of audit and review execution.

Ann Butera received her Masters of Business Administration in Organizational Development from Adelphi University and is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Long Island University (C.W. Post Campus).

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COMPUTERS / Security / General