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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

What makes a good audit senior?

Date: 24 March 2022 09:30

Type: Audit Assurance and Financial Reporting, Career and Personal Development, Course

Organiser: NorSCA

Northern Society of Chartered Accountants www.norsca.co.uk

For those with 2-3 years’ experience to help develop their audit skills.

Audit seniors need to develop excellent analytical and personal skills, as well as having good technical knowledge. This seminar, aimed at those with 2-3 years’ experience, will provide participants with a range of practical tools enabling them work effectively and efficiently in the audit field – and help develop their skills in managing audit juniors.

Event Information

Topics covered include:

  • Key planning considerations – including understanding the entity, materiality and preliminary analytical review
  • Performing risk assessments and how it impacts on audit testing
  • Effective analytical procedures and key questioning skills
  • Producing and critiquing evidence in more complicated areas of the audit
  • Applying professional scepticism – how to question, and listen, effectively
  • Reviewing the work of audit juniors and managing and coaching them appropriately

Who should attend the seminar?

  • Seniors and staff in accounting firms with 2-3 years’ experience with an interest in auditing
Rate Cost
ICAEW Member £60.00 + VAT
Non-Member £60.00 + VAT

James Charlton is an experienced trainer specialising in financial reporting, both UK GAAP and IFRS, audit and the charity sector. James also has experience in the banking and insurance sectors.

James spent a number of years in professional examination training before entering the world of CPD training. He brings energy and interactivity to every course that he delivers.

James has also worked in the audit technical team at a national mid-tier firm, providing financial reporting and audit technical advice to the audit and accountancy departments, writing and reviewing technical materials for the practice, and performing engagement quality control reviews on audit files.

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