What It Takes to be the Auditor-In-Charge

Duration 90 Mins
Level Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW20A0171

1.Audit Standards Relative to the Auditor-In-Charge

  • IIA Standards
  • GAGAS Standards

2.Auditor-In-Charge Skills and Attributes

  • Audit Knowledge
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills 
  • Leadership Skills

3.Audit Skill Assessment Tool

4.Auditor-In-Charge Responsibilities

  • Conduct Pre-Audit Administrative Duties
  • Conduct a Preliminary Survey
  • Develop audit objectives
  • Determine the audit scope
  • Conduct an Entrance Conference
  • Supervise Fieldwork
  • Review Workpaper 
  • Write Draft Audit Report
  • Conduct Exit Conference
  • Wrap Up

Overview of the webinar

The success of an audit engagement will often depend on how well the AIC carry out those functions.This webinar will help you understand the skills needed and the responsibilities of the AIC.

Who should attend?

  • Staff Auditors
  • Government Auditors
  • Compliance Auditors
  • Internal Control Specialists
  • Public Accountants
  • Accounting Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Quality Control Specialists

Why should you attend?

The Auditor-In-Charge (AIC) has a great deal of responsibilities.They must provide directions to the audit team; assess the quality of the work of the audit team; provide on-going communication to audit management and audit clients; develop the draft report; prepare for the exit conference; assess the performance of the audit team; and many other minor activities.

Faculty - Mr. Jonnie T. Keith

Jonnie Keith has been in auditing for over 40 years. He retired in 2012 as the Assistant General Manager (AGM) of Internal Audit with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) in Atlanta, Ga. He served in that capacity for over 10 years and was responsible for administering the overall audit activities. At this position, he was also responsible for the review and approval of all internal audit correspondence including audit reports, executive summaries, internal and external correspondence, etc.
Prior to that, he worked at MARTA as the Operational Audit Manager and Senior Contract Compliance Auditor. He also worked at Norfolk Southern Railway (formerly Southern Railway) as a senior operational auditor and started his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta as a bank examiner.
Jonnie Keith received a BA degree in Economics from Clark Atlanta University (formerly Clark College). His certifications include:
 
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA)
He has been a volunteer seminar instructor for the National Office of the Institute of Internal Auditors for several years. 
 

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