American Institute chooses CaseWare Cloud platform for multi-million dollar project to change the future of Audit

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AICPA – Determined that the smaller auditor not be ‘outgunned’ by the Big 4 The American Institute of CPAs are moving forward with a multi-year initiative to create a new, innovative process for auditing using the latest technology. Determined not to be outgunned by the technology investments of the Big 4, and with 40% of The AICPA’s major firms Group … Read More

CaseWare Customer Conference – Syd: Monday, Nov 19, Mel: Wednesday, Nov 21

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2018 CaseWare Customer Conference 30 Years of Innovation – Celebrating CaseWare Customers & Innovation is our theme for this year! Know our strategy going forward and cement yours! We have a day planned exclusively for current CaseWare Audit customers, with an emphasis on: industry news and things you need to know, how we are planning to incorporate new technologies that make sense … Read More

What sort of data analytics tests might be relevant for audits?

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Part 2 of a blog by David Stansell, Customer Service Manager for CaseWare Australia & New Zealand. Read Part 1 of this blog here. Please note that the images provided in this blog are all produced by our CaseWare Cloud Analytics product. Deciding what transactions to examine, and what to look for can be a challenge Avoid generating an overwhelming … Read More

Integrating data analytics into your audit plan for a more efficient audit

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Analytics in an audit

(Author: David Stansell, Customer Service Manager & CaseWare Cloud Analytics specialist) Is Better Planning the Key to an Efficient Audit? The work of an auditor today has transformed into something significantly different when compared to the auditor of 10 to 15 years ago. The levels of complexity present in the industry with compliance requirements, coupled with the ever-increasing time pressure … Read More

Revenue Recognition AASB 15 – What companies need to consider and DO NOW!

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Author: Carmen Ridley, Principal – Australian Financial Reporting Solutions (www.afrs.com.au). Member of the AASB, and a specialist consultant for CaseWare Australia & New Zealand. The panic has finally kicked in I have been presenting about the changes to the revenue accounting standard AASB 15 for a number of years, since IFRS 15 was issued in May 2014 (followed by AASB … Read More

Top 3 Considerations of a Data Analytics Solution for Better Client Audit Engagements

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Author: Andreas Ong, Technical Manager: Cloud & Data Analytics, CaseWare Australia & New Zealand We agree with Derek Parker who stated “The accounting profession is well-placed to take advantage of the emerging data analytics revolution but it will require a redesign for many firms, as well as a major change of mindset.” Craig Waldon CaseWare Australia & New Zealand CEO … Read More

Detecting Fraud with Analytics: Rounded Numbers

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Rounded number checks when auditing

Author: Andreas Ong, Technical Manager: Cloud & Data Analytics, CaseWare Australia & New Zealand Mark J Nigrini, Ph.D. wrote a very good article published in the Journal of Accountancy and titled “Round Numbers: A fingerprint of fraud”. It is about how auditors can benefit from understanding when the overuse of certain numerals might be a red flag for malfeasance. When … Read More

Visualise the Progress & Risks of an Audit Engagement

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Constellation Risk View

Author: Tim Lew, Product Manager: Audit, CaseWare Australia & New Zealand Have you seen our “Constellations” feature yet? CaseWare Audit System provides customers with the means of conducting an audit via the available electronic workpapers and forms. We asked ourselves: Is there a better way to perform a more efficient audit? Can CaseWare assist in focusing on critical information that … Read More

The 2018 CAANZ Audit Conference – Panel Discussion

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Data, AI, Machine Learning: What's Next for the External Ausitor

Data, artificial intelligence and machine learning – what’s next for the external audit? CaseWare Australia & New Zealand proudly joined the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand Audit Conference 2018 in mid April to discuss the importance of technological revolutions in auditing. The panelists were: Rob Pillans FCA – Chair (Planet Consulting) Bruce Wang (Accru Melbourne) Craig Waldon (CaseWare Australia … Read More