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The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights.

The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights.

Location:

Australia

Description:

The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights.

Language:

English

Contact:

0408946143


Episodes

52. Performance Audit Mini-Series #4: Conduct/Fieldwork

11/14/2021
This is the fourth in a series of episodes that focus on performance auditing. In this episode, we discuss five suggestions to help improve the conduct (fieldwork / execution) phase. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-52) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:13:34

51. Simplicity

10/12/2021
In this episode we discuss why and how audit quality is improved when we keep things simple. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-51) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:16:28

50. Performance Audit Mini-Series #3 Planning with data

9/28/2021
This is the third in a series of episodes that focus on performance auditing. In this episode, we discuss the benefits of adopting a data focused approach during audit planning. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-50) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:17:58

49. Performance Audit Mini-Series #2 Work Program Balance

9/7/2021
This is the second of a series of episodes that focus on performance auditing. In this episode, we discuss the importance of balance in your work program - covering each of the four objectives: Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-49) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:15:55

48. Performance Audit Mini-Series #1 Forward Work Planning

8/18/2021
This is the first of a series of episodes that focus on performance auditing. In this episode, we discuss strategic audit planning (a.k.a. forward work planning). For internal auditors, this is similar to annual (or equivalent) audit planning. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-48) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk...

Duration:00:17:59

47. Three practical ways to fast-track the data cleansing process

8/1/2021
In this episode we discuss three simple ways to improve the data cleansing process - easier, faster and higher quality. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-47) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:09:41

46. Combining data to create risk indicators for audits and risk monitoring/exploration

7/18/2021
In this episode we discuss the use of risk/performance indicators. These can be used by audit teams, risk teams and integrity agencies. For audit teams, they are useful throughout the audit lifecycle - planning / risk assessment, fieldwork / conduct and reporting. We explore why they are useful, what to do and briefly how to get started. This page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-46) contains an example of a dashboard that brings risk indicators together. Link: This episode's web...

Duration:00:14:52

45. How ANAO uses data in performance audits - with Xiaoyan Lu and Christine Chalmers

6/20/2021
Christine (performance audit) and Xiaoyan (data analytics) are Directors with ANAO, the Australian National Audit Office. In this episode we discuss: Links: The Australian National Audit OfficeThis episode's web page About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:19:34

44. ESG and Sustainable Investing with Tiina Landau

6/6/2021
Tiina Landau is an internationally recognized sustainability expert and Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA). She currently works as Sustainability Manager at Neste Corporation, embedding sustainability considerations into new business models and supply chains. She has extensive experience as a speaker in media and seminars and also writes a column in the Finnish financial newspaper Kauppalehti. In this episode, we discuss Tiina's book: Sustainable Investing - Beating the Market...

Duration:00:28:36

43. Microsoft 365 Compliance with Erica Toelle

5/23/2021
Erica Toelle is a senior product marketing manager on the Microsoft compliance product team, with focus on information governance and records management. Erica is a long-time member of the SharePoint and Microsoft 365 community, a former Microsoft MVP, a published author, and a recognized expert in the information governance area. In this episode, we discuss Erica's book - Microsoft 365 Compliance: A Practical Guide to Managing Risk. Links: This episode's web page Microsoft 365...

Duration:00:24:58

42. Michael DeCero, a Data Professional at TDS with an Internal Audit background

5/9/2021
Michael DeCero is an Internal Audit Analytics Manager at TDS, a telecommunications company. In this episode, Michael explains how he helps his audit team use data. Links: This episode's web page Towards Data ScienceMichael on LinkedIn About this show: The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:25:58

41. Steve Rummel, Senior IA Analytics Manager at CVS Health

4/25/2021
Steve Rummel is a Senior Internal Audit Analytics Manager at CVS Health. In this episode, Steve explains how he helps his audit team use data. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-41) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:34:35

40. A CIO/CRO perspective on risk, security and internal audit with Ari Levien

4/11/2021
Ari Levien is an experienced Chief Information Officer who has also played the role of Chief Risk Officer. In this episode we discuss how a CIO (with an understanding of risk) thinks about security and risk. We also discuss his views of Internal Audit and what good looks like for IA. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-40) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity...

Duration:00:25:54

39. Four Quality Assurance Steps - Data in Audit

3/28/2021
In using data for audits, quality assurance of our work is important. In this episode, we discuss: 1. The four main QA steps 2. Why we need a QA Plan Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-39) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:10:35

38. Why We Should Spend Time Preparing Our Data and Checking Quality

3/14/2021
In this episode, we discuss FIVE major benefits of investing our time in preparing our data and checking its quality. These include, in reverse order of importance: 1. Exploration during data prep to understand the data 2. Ensure the data is in the right format for analysis 3. Save time by avoiding incorrect conclusions 4. Confidence in the analysis and result 5. Identify important data related improvement opportunities Link: This episode's web page...

Duration:00:13:00

37. Using data in performance audit with Gemma Diamond and Morag Campsie (Audit Scotland)

2/28/2021
Morag (Senior Manager) and Gemma (Director) are Performance Auditors with Audit Scotland. In this episode we discuss how they are using data in their audits, their experience in developing Audit Scotland's data capabilities, collaboration with other audit offices and what the future roadmap looks like. We also discuss their focus on ensuring their reports meet their audience’s needs, and how data visualisations and charts are being used to communicate key messages. Link: This episode's...

Duration:00:36:05

36. Why the audit objective should drive our use of data

2/14/2021
In this episode, we discuss why it is important to focus on our audit objective when using data analysis in our audit. We explore: Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-36) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:20:21

35. Stephen McAteer, Performance Audit Data Scientist at VAGO

1/31/2021
Stephen leads the data science team within Performance Audit at VAGO, the Victorian Auditor General's Office. We discuss: You can reach out to Stephen via LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/smcateer). Links VAGO Audit Report – Measuring and reporting on service deliverywith interactive dashboard for exploring Victorian department performance VAGO Audit Report – Accessibility of Tram Serviceswith interactive map on the accessibility of Melbourne’s tram network VAGO Audit Report – Council...

Duration:00:33:07

34. Taka Ariga, GAO's Chief Data Scientist & Innovation Lab Director

1/17/2021
Taka is the inaugural Chief Data Scientist at the US Government Accountability Office. He also leads the GAO's Innovation Lab. We discuss: You can reach out to Taka via the GAO website. Links This episode's web pageAbout this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:35:58

33. Ten common areas to focus on when using data for audits

1/10/2021
In this episode, we discuss 10 of the more common areas of focus in using data for audits. Link: This episode's web page (riskinsights.com.au/the-assurance-show-33) About this podcast The podcast for performance auditors and internal auditors that focuses on data & risk. Hosted by Conor McGarrity and Yusuf Moolla. Produced by Risk Insights (riskinsights.com.au).

Duration:00:14:59