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Q2 Public Sector Advisory Risk Briefing: Using Data Analytics to Fight Fraud

Detecting fraud can be an overwhelming task, from knowing where to start looking to determining how often to monitor your controls. If you already have a strategy in place to detect fraud, is there more that needs to be done?

Joe Montes, Advisory Manager, Data Analysis at Brown Smith Wallace, will discuss how organizations are using data analysis as a tool to identify, detect and monitor against fraud. Learning objectives include:

  • Fraud Facts
  • Data Analysis Benefits and Challenges
  • AP, Payroll, Time & Expenses, PCards, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Continuous Monitoring

Joe Montes has more than 10 years of experience in internal audit. She focuses on using a data centric approach to internal audits, business process improvement reviews, fraud reviews, system conversions, and continuous monitoring.

(This event will also be hosted in St. Louis on June 2.)

Date: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Time: 7:45 AM to 9:00 AM CST
Location: Blanchette Park Memorial Hall
Address: 1900 W. Randolph Street, St. Charles, MO 63301
Host/CPE Sponsor: Brown Smith Wallace LLP –
Delivery Method: Group Live
CPE Credits Earned: 1.0 total credit based on 50-minute hour
Fees/Costs: None – Free to attend
Program Level: Overview – Appropriate for all levels at an organization
Field of Study: Auditing – Technical
Who Should Attend: All levels of experienced professionals
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Instructor(s): Joe A. Montes, ACDA, CFE – Manager, Brown Smith Wallace – full bio

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Event Information

Thursday, June 1, 2017
7:45 am - 9:00 am
Blanchette Park Memorial Hall 1900 W Randolph St, St Charles, MO 63301, USA
Event Type
Live Event



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