In this course Lindsay Webber and Colm Owens take a look at some topical audit areas with a focus on setting up well for a successful 2024. The topical areas will include a review of ISQM 1 after a year of implementation, risk assessment, auditing accounting estimates and professional scepticism, ethics issues and updates.
In this course Lindsay Webber & Colm Owens cover the following topics;
- ISQM 1 – Quality Management
- ISA 315 – Risk Assessment
- ISA 570 – Auditing Accounting Estimates
- Demonstrating Professional Scepticism
- Ethical Standard for auditors – including a review of upcoming changes.
Lindsay is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Accountants Ireland. She trained with KPMG in Johannesburg and specialised in external audit of financial services companies. She then spent six years lecturing audit and financial reporting to under-grad and post-grad students at Rhodes University in South Africa before moving to Ireland and returning to practice in a small, and then a medium sized firm where she was an audit manager. Altogether, she has over six years external audit experience along with over six years academic experience specialising in Audit and Financial Accounting. She is passionate about combining her academic and practice backgrounds to provide technical information in a useful and practical way.
Outside of her accounting qualifications Lindsay holds a PGDiploma in Higher Education from Rhodes University and graduated with distinction from the MBA course at Trinity College Dublin. She is currently working towards a Diploma in Forensic Accounting through Chartered Accountants Ireland.
Having spent the 6 years prior to joining OmniPro as a quality reviewer with Chartered Accountants Ireland Colm has a unique insight into how firms operate, the challenges facing firms and how firms are responding to current issues facing them and the profession.