This is the second of three blogs looking at the state of the auditing profession. In the first blog, we looked at what has changed as companies have grown and gone global. In this article, we’re considering the use of words and the significance of precision.
Fraud Auditing, Detection, and Prevention Blog
Before we start this month’s blog, last month’s fraud trivia questions and answers.
What was the original name of the ACFE? NACFE
What was the original name of the ACFE monthly newsletter? White Paper
Is there a designation, Life Time CFE? Yes, it was issued once in the early years
What is your favorite Fraud Movie? This is always a tough question, but here is a few: Catch Me if You Can; The Wolf of Wall Street; Wizard of Lies, and of course, The Accountant.
In order to fully appreciate how a traditional audit can differ from a fraud audit, it is necessary to grasp how the two types of audit are similar. Bridging the gap between the two can help you minimize the fraud risk for your company and better deploy the programs that are going to work within your organization. While the two audit types can produce vastly different results, they both have similar groundings and structure: