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Data analytics

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CPAs are expected to maintain a level of competence to meet the profession’s technical and ethical standards, and provide valuable services to the public, employers and clients. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Assurance, these learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality compilation, review, attest, and audit engagements. You’ll also find resources here to support your advisory and consulting engagements.

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Integrating Audit Data Analytics into the Audit Process

Get introduced to the concept of audit data analytics, a brief overview of what audit data analytics are and how these tools can be integrated into your current audit...

Webcast Data analytics Foundational

Forecasting and Predictive Analytics Certificate

Gain the fundamental techniques used for predictive analytics, so you can implement an analytics practice in a practical way.

Course – Online Data analytics Foundational

Guide to Audit Data Analytics

In your next financial statement audit, apply the benefits of audit data analytics. We worked with the profession’s leading experts to show you how.

Publication Data analytics Intermediate

A framework for continuous auditing: Why companies don’t need to spend big money

This article discusses the appropriate methods organizations should use in implementing continuous auditing procedures.

Article Internal audit Intermediate

The next frontier in data analytics

​This article discusses why CPAs and organizations need to learn to use advanced technology to predict and achieve outcomes.

Article Practice growth Intermediate

Five Ways Finance Pros Can Use Data to Unlock Business Opportunities

This blog post presents five suggestions to help your company gain a competitive advantage by becoming a data-centric organization.

Article Data analytics Foundational

Audit Data Standards Library

This page provides access to the audit data standards established by the The AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee.

Article Data analytics Foundational

Data analytics helps auditors gain deep insight

Technology provides opportunity to test full data sets rather than just samples.

Article Data analytics Foundational

Embracing the automated audit

Technology is changing the way audits are being performed, with greater access to data but also more data to sort through. Auditors can remain efficient and effective...

Article Data analytics Foundational

Leveraging Technology in Forensic Engagements

This course explains the role of technology in supporting the forensic accountant during a customer engagement, including the challenges encountered when providing...

Course – Online Data analytics Foundational

MBAexpress: Presenting Numbers for Impact

This course discusses how to effectively deliver numbers-oriented information to non-financial audiences.

Course – Online Data analytics Foundational

Analytics and Big Data for Accountants

Analytics is the new force driving business. Learn how to find, unlock and visualise data and you’ll put your organisation, and your career, a step ahead.

Course – Online Data analytics Foundational