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July Luncheon: Big Data and Internal Auditing

  • July 12, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • HESS Club 5430 Westheimer Rd, Houston TX 77056


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Presentation: Big Data and Internal Auditing

Speaker: Philip Billeaud, CIA, CISA, CRMA, Senior Audit Manager at LyondellBasell

Philip Billeaud is a Sr. Manager in LyondellBasell’s Internal Audit Group. Mr. Billeaud manages the Data Analytics team which focuses on contract recovery, event monitoring, compliance assistance and management requests. Mr. Billeaud joined LyondellBasell in February 2010. Prior work experience includes internal auditor and procurement analyst roles for ChevronPhillips Chemical Company and an audit consultant for oil field service clients. Mr. Billeaud possesses a BA from Spring Hill College and MBA from LSU and holds CIA, CISA & CRMA certifications.

Presentation Description:

Data Analytics has been a buzz word in the audit world for years but efforts to establish teams and implement analytics into the audit plan have challenged Internal Audit departments. This session is designed to facilitate the introduction of big data concepts and the optimization of existing data analytic efforts within an internal audit department. The presentation will cover the following areas:

  • What is Big Data
  • People, processes & tools
  • Establishing expectations with stakeholders
  • Tone at the top
  • First steps & incremental improvements
  • Stand-alone data analytic audits
  • Integration into regular audits
  • Communicating results

CPE Credits: 1.0


11:30AM  Registration & Lunch Begins 
11:50AM Chapter Announcements 
12:00PM Speaker Presentation 
1:00PM  Closing & Dismissal 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand concepts associated with auditing big data
  • Understand the value of data analytics in internal audit
  • Understand how to integrate data anlytics into internal audit

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Additional Information:

  • Delivery Method: Group-Live
  • Prerequisites: Working Knowledge of Fraud and Fraud Schemes
  • Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications [Fraud]
  • Who Should Attend?:  Anti-fraud professionals, Auditors, Accountants, Attorneys, Investigators, Law Enforcement, Educators, Students
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Program Level: Intermediate

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PO Box 22853
Houston, Texas 77227-2853

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