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Surgent’s Maximizing Analytic Procedure Audit Evidence (Audit Skills Training – Level 4) (A4M6) (SSAA057/21)

Event Description

Financial statement auditors need to be able to analyze financial results to not only enhance audit quality, but to also improve client service through being a better business advisor. Reading and interpreting financial information is a critical skill that this module will enhance.

Designed For

Accountants responsible for using analytic procedures to provide greater insight into the financial results for both audit and client service purposes


  • Explain common ratios used to analyze and interpret financial results
  • Describe how to improve the use of analytic procedures to detect earnings management and other anomalies
  • Explain how to leverage analytic procedures as audit evidence
  • Discuss how to draw conclusions based on the results of analytic procedures


Major Subjects

  • Financial statement analysis, and communicating insights to financial statement users
  • Improving audit quality through strong analytic procedures, including identifying and responding to risk of material misstatement
  • Developing expectations
  • Detecting earnings management and other risks through analytic procedures
  • Documenting results and conclusions


Experience on basic audit engagements