The true power of the Internet relies on sharing information and knowledge. In keeping with this power, the new credo for AuditNet® is ASK for Progress or Auditors Sharing Knowledge for Progress . Auditors are increasing their use of computer assisted audit tools and techniques. This section of AuditNet® provides information and links to resources that will help new and seasoned auditors explore electronic solutions for audit and share experiences and knowledge with each other.
AuditNet Bookstore featuring 101 ACL Applications: A Toolkit for Today's Auditor, Payables Test Set for ACL, Payables Test Set for IDEA.
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- Version 8 Reference Guide (1.26 MB)
- Fraud Tools
- Fraud Awareness Tool (48 KB)
- Fraud Exposure Analyses
- Expenditure FE (27 KB)
- Payroll FE (26 KB)
- Revenue FE (25 KB)
- Travel FE (25 KB)
- Property FE (22 KB)
- MORE Form (30 KB)
- 101 Common Indicators of Errors (51 KB)
- Minimum Standards For All ACL Tests (32 KB)
- Articles By Kate Head
- Audit Programs
- PCARD (67 KB)
- Banner A/R (161 KB)
- Payroll (50 KB)
- Telecomm (69 KB)
- Grants (120 KB)
- Financial Aid (164 KB)
- Fraud Tests by Functional Area (42 KB)
CAATTs Training and Guides
Audit Techniques for Electronic Records from the I.R.S.
Principles of Computer Assisted Audit Techniques - an AuditNet® Monograph Series Guide in cooperation with INTOSAI.
Computer Assisted Audit Techniques Guide to Downloading Data an AuditNet® Monograph Series Guide in cooperation with INTOSAI
Guidelines for Requesting Data from Computer Systems
Sample Data Request Letter perhaps the hardest part of using data extraction software is getting the data. Here is a sample letter from an AuditNet® user with tips on requesting data.
CAATTs Articles and Papers
Computer Assisted Audit Techniques Part 1
Computer Assisted Audit Techniques Part 2
Auditing Online Computer Systems
Benford's Law for Business Planning
Computer Assisted Audit Techniques
Frequently Avoided Questions About Computer Auditing from ISect Ltd
Practical Software Tools for Internal Controls
Preventing Errors and Fraud in Spreadsheets
Top Three Considerations When Automating Your Internal Control and Audit Activities
Transforming Microsoft Excel Into an Audit and Cash Recovery Engine
CAATTS Books and Other Publications
CAATTs Miscellaneous Resources
AuditTools Web site that promote the knowledge and use of computer assisted audit techniques & tools in the audit process.
CAATTs Software Vendors and Consultants
ACL - Data extraction and analysis software
Audimation - the North American business partner for Caseware-IDEA provides software, training and support.
TeamMate - electronic work paper package that has revolutionized the audit documentation process.
IDEA - Data extraction and analysis software
The Institute of Internal Auditors
ISACA The Information Systems Audit and Control Association bookstore includes a number of publications on Computer Assisted Audit Tools and Techniques.