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Auditing fraud and financial crime

Presented by: Martin Robinson

Fraud and financial crime pose significant risks to the financial health and stability of every organisation. Internal audit needs to be in a sound position to provide management with proactive and up-to-date assurance over the effectiveness of controls in these key areas. This course will provide you with the knowledge and tools to audit these risks.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all.

What will I learn?

Upon completion you will be able to:

  • understand the threat landscape
  • identify fraud warning signs and red flags
  • understand the fundamentals of good fraud risk management
  • review and audit core fraud controls
  • practical tips, tools and techniques.

Course programme

Fraud and the role of the internal auditor

  • the current fraud, scams and financial crime landscape
  • IIA international standards and the role of the internal auditor

Identifying and auditing key fraud risks

  • understanding your organisation’s fraud risks
  • effective fraud risk assessments and registers

Hallmarks of an effective anti-fraud strategy

  • fraud prevention, detection and response policies
  • the importance of ethics, culture and behaviour

Understanding the human dimension

  • employment policies and procedures
  • staff awareness and training

Finance, payroll and expense management

  • red flags and discovering fraud in your financial systems
  • identifying key fraud controls

Procurement and outsourcing

  • fraud risks in procurement and supply chains
  • bribery and corruption key risk areas

Cyber fraud

  • overview of common cyber threats
  • data breaches and data theft as fraud enablers

Developing a robust audit approach

  • auditing fraud at strategic and operational levels
  • proactive audit planning and use of data analytics

CPE competency area covered

  • Professionalism

7 CPE points

Full price

Member: £625 + VAT
Non-member: £840 + VAT

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