Course Summary

Duration1 hour

PresenterDes O'Neill

Course Overview

This online CPD course will cover the key noted deficiencies from completed file reviews.  It will help to identify what areas are considered common problem areas and what areas reviewers deem important when reviewing audit files.

When identifying the key weaknesses, we will also discuss the primary response to address the key weakness.  Knowing the areas of weakness focused on by reviewers will assist practices to improve their own files.

The course will cover the following;

  • Ethical issues
  • Documentation at planning
  • Common issues during fieldwork
  • Regulated audits
  • Completion

CPD Course Facilitators:

Des O’Neill: Co-Founder and Managing Director, OmniPro

Having worked for a number of years in practice, Des O’Neill co-founded OmniPro to develop tools, techniques, products and services, empowering accountants to achieve their best. Over 15 years, he has grown the company to a multi-million-euro turnover business and established OmniPro as Ireland’s largest independent provider of CPD for accountants.

Des speaks regularly, at national and international fora, on practice development, auditing, accounting, company law and regulation. He is passionate about bringing innovation to the profession and empowering accountants to achieve what they want in their careers and practice.


Mike O’Halloran: Practice Support Executive, OmniPro

Mike, a member of our Practice Support team, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. He is responsible for carrying out hot file reviews, cold file reviews, annual compliance reviews, in-house training & supporting firms on a day to day basis.

Formerly a quality reviewer with Chartered Accountants Ireland, this role saw him visiting firms of various sizes across Ireland conducting audit, non-audit and anti-money laundering visits. Prior to this he spent 12 years working in small and medium sized practices. In these roles, Mike has gained a comprehensive knowledge of the profession and has worked with a broad range of clients across many industries.