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Conducting a Remote Audit

Remote auditing has become part of the “new normal". Review key techniques to overcome the distance from your client and new best practices in remote audits so you will be prepared for anything the future holds.

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NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Daryl G. Krause


3 months

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 Business & partner 
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Get a basic understanding of remote auditing and how it can be used in your engagements

Auditing changed significantly in 2020, and some of those changes are likely to be with us permanently. This webcast will take the auditing standards we must follow and apply them practically to real-life examples of remote auditing.

Key Topics

  • Leveraging the benefits of remote auditing
  • Managing the team, client, and audit process remotely
  • Identifying engagement-wide procedures from client acceptance through report issuance when remote auditing
  • Understanding narrow-topic considerations when remote auditing

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the differences between conducting a traditional audit and a remote audit.
  • Identify engagement-wide considerations under a remote audit, including client acceptance, risk assessment, fraud, and documentation.
  • Identify considerations related to remote auditing within specific areas of the audit, including material asset and liability account, walk-throughs of internal controls, and inventory procedures.

Who Will Benefit

  • Auditors
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NASBA Field of Study
Foundational knowledge of performing an audit
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Daryl G. Krause
Mr. Krause has CPA certifications in several Midwestern states. He practices public accounting as Manager & CEO of his regional CPA firm, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, which he founded in 2005. DG Krause LLC is a member of the AICPA’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center and performs employee benefit plan audit services for which Daryl serves as the sign-off partner. Daryl has led 145 courses for the AICPA in 30 states and the District of Columbia since 2008. He also has performed technical reviews during the development of certain AICPA courses. Currently a key project team member on the AICPA’s 2016 update of its Employee Benefit Plans-Best Practices in Presentation and Disclosure publication. Author of several employee benefit plan-related DG Krause LLC CPE programs offered by the Indiana CPA Society. Previously he enjoyed 23 years of diversified responsibilities with Ernst & Young as outlined below. Industries he served included manufacturing, construction, real estate and financial services. - Daryl was the Ohio Valley Area Director of Employee Benefit Plan Services specialty audit practice for 8 years responsible for the technical accuracy and quality of over 300,000 hours of employee benefit plan audit effort. Roles included sign-off partner for approximately one third of the entire area's engagements, independent reviewer on approximately 100 additional plans per year and technical advisor for all work. - As Senior Manager in the Entrepreneurial Services group for 3 years he managed a portfolio of corporate audit client relationships. Roles included providing SEC reporting assistance to new public companies, assisting in due diligence on potential acquisitions and helping companies improve their controls and financial reporting processes. - He served in E&Y's National Professional Development group as a Senior Manager for 5 years. Roles included designing, developing and delivering core curriculum Audit and Entrepreneurial Services training programs for the entire U.S. practice. Part of the 11 member team that completed the development effort to introduce the Ernst & Young Audit Approach training for Staff through Partner following the Ernst & Whinney and Arthur Young merger, which was deemed a critical success factor for the newly formed Ernst & Young.

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