The Coronavirus pandemic of 2020 has created a new business environment for many, if not most, businesses. Business processes have changed as more employees are working from home and there are greater operational and financial risks as economic health diminishes and overall unemployment increases in both the USA and the world. These factors create new challenges for the internal audit function. Risk challenges faced by the internal audit function in these uncertain times and discussed in this course include computer connectivity, information technology controls, financial controls, supply chain and workforce risks, liquidity and customer credit risks, insurance issues and brand risks.
Internal Audit Challenges. Remote Workforce Risks. Operational Risks. Financial Risks. Brand Risks.
CPAs, controllers, accountants, financing professionals, business owners, and managers.
Recognize added information technology, operational, financial, and financial control risks to businesses caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Recognize techniques to reduce risks added by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Joseph Helstrom, Western CPE
Joseph Helstrom, CPA, is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. He’s also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry, with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters, and strategic planning.
After graduation from Butler University with a degree in accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young. Subsequent to that, he has served for several different companies as a chief financial officer; director of treasury and tax; controller; and manager of financial planning, reporting, and analysis.
Joe and his wife, Patricia McCarthy, produce self-study courses for Western CPE and have published articles in Missouri and Texas CPA society publications titled “Incorporating Excel Arrays into Your Audit Plan.”
Non-Member Price $33.00
Member Price $29.00