Course Summary

Duration1 hour

PresenterDes O'Neill

Course Overview

This online course intends to demonstrate the requirements necessary for planning an audit under the new IAASA auditing framework covering the following areas:

  • New Irish Auditing Framework and IAASA Auditing Standards
  • The Audit Standards to be Applied for Planning
  • Acceptance and Continuance
  • Designing a Structured Engagement Plan
  • Assessing Risks at Planning & setting Materiality

 

The course will discuss the relevant ISAs to planning, explain how they fit together and how to incorporate them into a structured tailored audit plan.

It will also cover how to assess materiality and risks to the audit, in determining audit samples at planning, and provide downloadable templates covering the relevant areas discussed, including an Acceptance & Continuance Checklist.


    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 acHaving 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.