The Houston ACFE is happy to partner with Audimation Services to host a virtual seminar in lieu of the monthly training luncheon.
Title: Successful Fraud Analytics: 10 Proven Tips for Mining Your Data
Speaker: Steve Biskie, CISA, CGMA, CITP
Description: Every organization will be hit by fraud at some point, but many may never know where, when, or how. This session will provide attendees with specific examples of analytics that can be run against data common systems to identify the red flags of fraud, allowing both internal and external fraud to be identified and stopped before it escalates. We will explore internal fraud in the disbursements and payroll processes. We will review common external fraud by vendors and customers. We will also show how analytics can be used to identify collusion in the contracting and disbursements processes. Discussion will center around published, real-world fraud scenarios--not abstract generalities. We will then walk through 10 specific, actionable tips that can enhance fraud data mining processes and reduce the number of false-positives. This session will focus not just on what is possible, but also on what is achievable and practical.
Bio: Steve has been working in audit, compliance and IT risk management for over 23 years. His experience includes public accounting, private industry and specialized risk management consulting firms and includes numerous industries. Steve is a thought leader in the audit analytics and continuous monitoring space, and has helped both compliance and audit functions at some of the largest organizations in the world implement sustainable technology-enabled programs. He has authored numerous articles and audit analytics, was the lead reviewer for the “Workbook for a Successful Audit Analytics Program,” developed and teaches data analytics courses for the MIS Training Institute, and is a three-time Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) All-Star speaker on topics related to data analytics.
His notable engagements and accomplishments include the following:
- Led the strategy and audit analytics implementations at multiple Fortune 100 companies, resulting in these organizations becoming case studies for success in using analytics to transform audit processes
- Developed the strategy for implementing a continuous risk assessment program within the internal audit department of a large international manufacturer
- Taught thousands of audit and compliance professionals in more than a dozen countries how to successfully implement analytics programs
Professional affiliations and credentials
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
- Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
- Inactive CPA and Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)
- Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
- Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Master of Business Administration, professional accounting, Michigan State University
Bachelor of Arts, accounting, Michigan State University
Michigan State University’s Honor’s College, member CPE Credits: 1 CPE Credit for CFE certification
- Learn how data analytics that can be run against data common systems to identify the red flags of fraud
- Identify external and internal flags of fraud and how to de-escalate them
- How to enhance fraud data mining and eliminate false positives
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Delivery Method: Group Live (Delivered online due to Covid-19)
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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