How to Write an Audit Report Finding – Video Course

Field: Auditing | Delivery Method: Self Study | CPE Hours: 2.0

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Was your latest audit finding powerful? And did your team enjoy writing it? Findings can be fun to write and read. Yes, fun!

By following a few key guidelines on content and organization, you can create an audit report masterpiece your team can be proud to stand behind.
And on top of that, a logically organized audit finding sprinkled with interesting facts and including clear, feasible recommendations can be one of an auditor’s best tools for eliciting change.
This video course teaches auditors how to write an audit report finding and is centered on the five elements of a finding required by the Yellow Book and the Single Audit, and suggested by the IIA.

Course objectives include:
  • Distinguish among the five elements of a finding
  • Identify sources of criteria
  • Identify qualities of a good recommendation
  • Identify relevant testing to support the condition and cause
  • Identify qualities of a compelling effect statement
  • Recall details of the criteria element

Field: Auditing
CPE: 2
Delivery Method: Self-Study
Format: Video

Your Instructor

Leita Hart Fanta
Leita Hart Fanta

Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA, CGFM, CGAP has developed curriculum and taught seminars for hundreds of audit teams including Walmart, Deloitte, CALPERS, Sandia Labs, the Veteran’s Administration, the University of Texas and the City of San Francisco. She is the author of over a dozen books on auditing and accounting. Leita’s two best sellers are the McGraw-Hill book “Accounting Demystified” and the self-study course “The Yellow Book Interpreted.” She is the founder of, a website that offers continuing education to government auditors.

Course Curriculum

  How to Write an Audit Report Finding
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When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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