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Auditing the data processing function

by Richard W. Lott

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Published by Amacom in New York .
Written in English

  • Electronic data processing departments -- Auditing.

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    StatementRichard W. Lott.
    LC ClassificationsHF5548.2 .L599
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4428802M
    ISBN 100814455271
    LC Control Number79054841

    The book provides managers and engineers associ-ated with all fields of mining (geology, metallurgy, environmental, etc.) and senior executives with an overview of systematic methodology used in plant auditing. It addresses the types of audits as well as when, where, and how to audit the plants. The book covers the systematic approach forFile Size: KB. Electronic data processing (EDP) can refer to the use of automated methods to process commercial lly, this uses relatively simple, repetitive activities to process large volumes of similar information. For example: stock updates applied to an inventory, banking transactions applied to account and customer master files, booking and ticketing transactions .

    The educational requirements for becoming an electronic data processing auditor vary by employer, and may also depend on the experience and other qualifications of the applicant. Typically however, many employers tend to hire candidates with at least an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: • Computer science. after being transferred to the internal auditing department. c) An internal auditor recommends standards of control and performance measures for a contract with a service organization for the processing of payroll and employee benefits. d) A payroll accounting employee assists an internal auditor in verifying the physical inventory of small motors.

    income tax processing and auditing. Previous reports from the study are Evaluation of Corporate I ncome Tax Processing, and Evaluation of Department of Revenue Computer Support for Tax Processing. I n this report we indicate several inadequacies in the department's performance. Audit productivity has been hampered by. Accounting with Data Processing: Vocational School Diploma Overview. Accounting diploma programs often include courses in .

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Lott (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. Auditing Information Systems, Second Edition presents an easy, practical guide to auditing information systems that can be applied to all computing environments. With the Second Edition of this popular resource, auditors will be able to examine an organization's hardware, software, data protection, and processing methods to ensure that adequate Cited by: Robert Kee UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA DATA PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY AND ACCOUNTING: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Abstract: Accounting has evolved over thousands of years from record keeping systems designed to document to systems designed to measure changes in economic activity.

Similarly, the technology used to manage economic da. Auditing is defined as the on-site verification activity, such as inspection or examination, of a process or quality system, to ensure compliance to requirements.

An audit can apply to an entire organization or might be specific to a function, process, or production step. Some audits have special administrative purposes, such as auditing.

Those who have a diploma in accounting with data processing diploma can expect to earn between $22, and $43, annually (BLS, May ). Economic Outlook and Growth of the Accounting with Data Processing Field: Jobs for auditing and accounting clerks and bookkeepers are anticipated to decline.

auditing in the computerized context in the early s; two specific events prompted this transition. First, in Felix Kaufman wrote Electronic Data Processing and Auditing.

The book compares auditing around and through the computer. Historically, auditing around the computer entails traditional manual procedures in which the existence of. J Kenneth (Ken) Magee is president and owner of Data Security Consultation and Training, LLC, which specializes in data security auditing and information security training.

He has over 40 years of IT experience in both private industry and the public sector with the last 21 devoted to IT security and Risk Management.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cascarino, Richard. Auditor’s guide to information systems auditing / Richard E.

Cascarino. Includes index. ISBN: (cloth: alk. paper) 1. Electronic data processing—Auditing. Title. QAA93C37 ’—dc22 Printed in the United States of. GTAG / Understanding and Auditing Big Data Executive Summary Big data is a popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data created by people, applications, and smart machines.

The term is also used to describe large, complex data sets that are beyond the capabilities of traditional data processing applications. This book provides a comprehensive and straightforward coverage of data processing and information technology.

It is widely used as a course text on many professional and non-professional business and accountancy courses, and assumes no previous knowledge of the subject. This book provides a comprehensive and straightforward coverage of data processing Reviews: 1.

Auditing Electronic Data Processing Systems book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). The study is concerned with the impact of electronic data processing on auditing in school management. Three research questions were raised to guide the study.

A questionnaire ‘Impact of EDP on school auditing’ (I EDPSA) was used to collect data from 83 school auditors and 47 school administrators who were randomly selected from 5Author: Oladunjoye Patrick. An Auditing Procedure Study (APS), Implementing SAS No.

70, Reports on the Processing of Transactions by Service Organizations, also provides helpful guidance. Another issue—common to EDI and image processing—is longevity: Electronic data might not be retained for the entire year under audit.

This GTAG provides an overview of big data concepts to help internal auditors identify the different components of a big data program, including strategic objectives, success criteria, governance and operational processes, technology, tools, and other resource; and understand how to align internal audit activities in support of the organization.

Updating the Audit Log. If you want to track changes (including additions and deletions) to address book, supplier master or customer master records, you can do this by setting the Audit Log File processing option to 1 for each of the respective programs.

• A system of user identification numbers and passwords should be used to restrict specific data to authorized personnel.

• Terminal activity should be logged by the operating system for subsequent review of unauthorized access to data. • The responsibility for updating specific data should be assigned to a specific department. From Auditing For Dummies. By Maire Loughran. Auditing is the process of investigating information that’s prepared by someone else — such as a company’s financial statements — to determine whether the information is fairly stated and free of material misstatement.

Having a certified public accountant (CPA) perform an audit is a requirement of doing business for many. Here is a simple 5-step process to conduct an in-house data audit at your company: 1. Find out what you have. You can’t make your data work for you until you know what data you’re talking about.

You might have data assets stored in all sorts of different places using all kinds of different software, apps, programs, and servers. The other information-related function is computer services.

The two basic approaches to organizing this function, centralized data processing and dist ribute d data processing, are introduced here. III. Distributed Data Processing When organizations first automated their acc ounting systems, they had little choice but to acq uire a large.

The audit world is changing. Technology has transformed business processes and created a wealth of data that can be leveraged by accountants and auditors with the requisite mindset. Data analysis can enable auditors to focus on outliers and exceptions, identifying the riskiest areas of the audit.

The authors introduce the process, with a review.Electronic data processing is the use of computers in recording, classifying, manipulating,presenting and summarizing data In the early days of computers electronic processing was rather limited At first it involved the use of electronic calculators to aid manual data processing.Description Praise for Auditor's Guide to Information Systems Auditing "Auditor's Guide to Information Systems Auditing is the most comprehensive book about auditing that I have ever seen.

There is something in this book for everyone. New auditors will find this book to be their bible-reading it will enable them to learn what the role of auditors really is and will convey to .