ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

Don’t Just Check the Box: Planning and Executing Grant Audits to Identify Fraud

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Course Level
Intermediate
Delivered via
Online
CPE
2 Credits
Don t Just Check the Box Planning and Executing Grant Audits to Identify Fraud On Demand Webinar

Description

This webinar will explore real case studies in which auditors identified fraud during routine grant audits using innovative audit procedures. You will learn strategies to better focus your grant audits to identify fraud. By moving beyond standard “check the box” audits you can greatly increase your ability to detect grant fraud schemes. Learn how (and why) to incorporate a robust fraud risk assessment into your audit plan, how to use data analysis to construct a sampling plan, and take a deep dive into transaction testing.

 

Prerequisites

Knowledge of and experience with the fundamentals of performing audits. Basic understanding of grants and related regulations.

You Will Learn How To:

Apply innovative transactional testing, with a special focus on salary charges

Determine an audit plan that focuses on the largest areas of risk

Identify ways to design robust fraud risk assessments during grant audit planning

Navigate the use of performance verification in a meaningful way

Recall data analysis techniques to employ in sampling plans to identify fraudulent transactions

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Auditing
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: September 26, 2019
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study

Presenter

Kathleen R. Sedney, CFE, CPA - Speaker

Director
Department of State, Office of Inspector General

Kathleen Sedney joined the Department of State, Office of Inspector General in May 2011 and is currently a director in the middle east regional office directorate within the office of audits. Sedney has more than 15 years of experience as an auditor and forensic accountant, and she has led audits and investigations related to contracts, foreign assistance, financial management and physical security.

Earlier in her career, Sedney was an auditor and forensic accountant with big 4 accounting firms KPMG and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, during which time she conducted forensic investigations in accounting, securities and other fraud matters. She continued in the role of an internal forensic accountant at two fortune 500 companies — Marriott International and Omnicom Group. Sedney has provided expert witness assistance on a variety of subjects, including testifying at trials. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner. She earned her B.S. In accounting from Salisbury University.

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