IT AUDITING is an innovative and cutting edge product, which provides students an understanding of how to audit accounting information systems, including such new and expanded coverage of enterprise systems, fraud and fraud detection topics as continuous online auditing. Its organization and its integration of ACL software within the package ensure a solid background in traditional auditing as well as in the auditing of accounting information systems. The combination of text and software create a double learning environment in which students will gain a true understanding of how these audits take place in the real world.
James A. Hall is a Professor of Accounting, Co-Director of the Computer Science and Business program, and the Peter E. Bennett Chair in Business and Economics at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. After his discharge from the U.S. Army, he entered the University of Tulsa in 1970 and received a BSBA in 1974 and an MBA in 1976. He earned his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University in 1979. Hall has worked in the field of systems analysis and computer auditing, and has served as consultant in these areas to numerous organizations. Dr. Hall has published articles in the JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING, AUDITING & FINANCE, JOURNAL OF MIS, COMMUNICATIONS OF THE ACM, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS, THE JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING EDUCATION, THE REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, and other professional journals. He is also the author of ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 9E, published by South-Western College Publishing. His research interests include internal controls, computer fraud, and IT outsourcing.
Tommie Singleton is the Marshall IS Scholar and assistant professor of information systems at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After his discharge from the U.S. Navy, he completed his BS in Accounting in 1977, and an MBA in 1979, both at the University of North Alabama. Professor Singleton received his doctorate from the University of Mississippi in 1995, after spending 11 years as president of a small software company. His career is a mix of accounting and information systems (IS) and includes consulting and providing continuing education to professionals regarding auditing and IS. He earned certifications as CPA, CMA, CISA, and CITP. In 1999, the Alabama Society of CPAs awarded him the ¿Innovative User of Technology Award¿ for 1998-1999. Professor Singleton has published articles in the Information Systems Control Journal, EDPACS, Journal of Cooperative Accounting, Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Managerial Auditing Journal, and others. He also coauthored the third edition of Managing the Audit Function with Michael Cangemi, released in 2003.
1. Auditing, Assurance, and Internal Control 2. Computer Operations 3. Data Management Systems 4. Systems Development and Maintenance Activities 5. Networks, Internet, and E-Commerce 6. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems 7. Computer-Assisted Audit Tools and Techniques 8. CAATTs for Data Extraction and Analysis 9. Auditing the Revenue Cycle 10. Auditing the Expenditure Cycle 11. Introduction to Business Ethics and Fraud 12. Fraud Schemes and Fraud Detection Glossary. Index.