36. Why the audit objective should drive our use of data


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In this episode, we discuss why it is important to focus on our audit objective when using data analysis in our audit.

We explore:

  1. Why a focus on the objective helps us measure success
  2. Why we should avoid rules based analysis
  3. How a focus on the objective helps us stay true to our audit mandate
  4. Cost benefit analysis when we find things that are not related to the audit
  5. Why a focus on the objective helps us in reporting on data quality or missing data

Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-36)

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The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

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