If you're like many other audit and finance professionals, time and skill constraints can make monitoring operational programs and processes onerous and distract you from more meaningful projects for your business. This was certainly the case for the audit team at a large multi-national power management company. Before automating the monitoring of their purchase card (P-Card) and Travel & Entertainment (T&E) programs, Laura Graves, Senior Audit Manager - Data Analytics, and the rest of the team found themselves buried in manual, time-consuming tasks.
Since implementing a continuous monitoring program to automatically analyze and review expenses and streamline communication, the team is now able to spend less time on manual follow-up and reconciliation of results—but with better oversight than ever before.
In this 60-minute webinar you’ll discover how to:
Laura Graves is a Senior Audit Manager - Data Analytics. In her role she is in charge of designing, developing and executing a sustainable audit analytics program to support internal audit and compliance professionals across the globe. Laura develops the strategic initiatives to design and build a library of repeatable analytics across all business processes. She also provides analytical leadership, direction, coaching, and knowledge sharing and builds program credibility with internal and external stakeholders.
Prior to her current role, Laura spent 13 years at big-4 accounting firms, Deloitte and Ernst & Young, specializing in developing and executing data analytics for audit and consulting engagements.
Laura is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Data Science from Regis University and completed her undergraduate studies in Accounting from the University of Akron. Laura is an active member of the audit analytics community in the Cleveland area and is a co-leader of the Northeast Ohio ACL User Group.