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October Training (Woodlands): Topic: Data Analytic Script Writing Tips for Fraud Auditing

  • October 17, 2019
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Sam Houston State University (The Woodlands Center) Room 140, 3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77384
  • 49


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Presentation: "Data Analytic Script Writing Tips for Fraud Auditing"


Ronny Daigle, PhD, CPA, CFE, CGMA

Professor of Accounting

Sam Houston State University


Vice President, Data Analytics Audit Manager

Zions Bancorporation

Presentation Description:  

Participants will learn about script writing in ACL and IDEA through some demonstrated examples, and how script writing can be used to perform continuous auditing. Participants will also learn subject matter for which script writing can be used to perform continuous auditing, as well as basic tips for writing and documenting scripts. Insights into independence issues when internal auditors share scripts with other auditors will also be discussed.

Ronny Daigle is a professor of accounting at Sam Houston State University. He earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of South Alabama, master's in accounting from Texas Tech University, and PhD in accounting from Texas Tech University. He is a licensed certified public accountant in the state of Alabama, as well as a certified fraud examiner and a chartered global management accountant. His teaching interests are in accounting information systems and auditing. His research interests include continuous auditing and judgment and decision making issues. His work has been published in a variety of academic, educational, and practitioner journals.


Jill Daigle has 27 years of internal audit experience. Ten of those years include a heavy concentration in information technology auditing. She leads the Data Analytics Team within the Internal Audit Department at Zions Ban corporation with identifying opportunities to test 100% of the audit population through the implementation of data analytics. She has been working at Zions Bancorporation for nine years. She has also developed and maintained a continuous auditing program.  She graduated from Nicholls State University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a minor in accounting.  She holds the holds the following certifications: CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT), CFSA (Certified Financial Services Auditor) and ACDA (ACL Certified Data Analyst).

Location: Sam Houston State University (The Woodlands Center), Room 140, 3380 College Park Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77384.

Presentation Description: The presentation 

CPE Credits: 1.0 CPE Credit


4:00 PM  Check-in and Networking
4:30 PM Presentation Begins
5:30 PM Presentation Ends


Learning Objectives

The purpose of the course is to introduce attendees to script writing using ACL and IDEA audit software.

  • Demonstrate how script writing can be used to facilitate a continuous audit program
  • Provide tips for wiring and documenting scripts
  • Discuss independence issues that may arise when auditors share scripts with other auditors.  

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Additional Information:

Delivery Method: Group Live
Prerequisites: Not Applicable
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: Basic

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