Ethics for Accountants and Auditors
How to navigate through the ethical pressures of being and accountant and auditor
Accountants and auditors have a unique and challenging role when it comes to exercising objective judgment and maintaining professional integrity. These roles are essential for professionals; however, these roles may become undermined when strong political or cultural pressures are at play. This training will help accountants and auditors prepare for and successfully navigate through these pressures should they be encountered.
- Understand how a professional code of ethics applies to you
- Assess ethics in light of independence
- Gain insight to how organizational culture affects ethical behavior
- Manage threats to independence and objectivity
This is a previously recorded 60 minute AuditNet® webinar with Jim Kaplan and Michael Brozzetti
AuditNet® is the Global Resource for Auditors, and serves the global audit community as the primary communications resource with an online digital network where auditors share resources, tools, and experiences including audit work programs and other audit documentation.
As the first online portal for the global audit community, AuditNet® has been at the forefront of audit websites dedicated to promoting the use of technology. http://www.auditnet.org/
Jim Kaplan, the founder of AuditNet®, became a Certified Internal Auditor in 1984. He has continuously promoted and encouraged the use of technology and the Internet for audit productivity.
As an active member of the IIA, he has held many positions at the local and International level. He is a founding member of the Northern Virginia Chapter and served as Chapter President in 1989. He retired from his government audit director position in 2005. He is the founder and President of AuditNet®, the global resource for auditors, and has been identified as an Internet for Auditors pioneer. Jim's contributions to the profession were recognized by the IIA (2007 Bradford Cadmus award) and the Association of Local Government Auditors (Lifetime Achievement Award). In addition to the IIA, he is a member of the Association of Local Government Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.