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Audit Risks and Challenges in a Remote Environment Due to COVID

AUDIT RISKS AND CHALLENGES IN A REMOTE ENVIRONMENT DUE TO COVID

Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.5 hours

Recorded DateApril 8, 2021
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaAuditing
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

COVID-19 has forced auditors to work differently. This session discusses what to consider when you conduct a remote audit and which areas need extra attention. In addition, this session will also discuss the various challenges being encountered by auditors.

Learning Objectives: 


  • Determine how COVID-19 has changed the auditing environment

  • Identify areas of the audit that need extra attention in a remote environment 

  • Recognize possible challenges in a remote audit

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Alexander Buchholz is a partner at PKF O’Connor Davies with over 15 years of public accounting experience, including a “Big Four” accounting firm.

Alex is responsible for developing the audit approach, supervision of staff, and establishing and maintaining the engagement budget. Additionally, he is responsible for coordinating staff and management so that the audit is performed on a timely basis with as little intrusion to client operations as possible.

His expertise is in single audits, internal control/compliance audits, and specialized cost reporting. His industry experience is in healthcare and non-profit entities, including skilled nursing facilities, social service agencies, charter schools, diagnostic and treatment centers, home care service entities, adult homes and other long-term care facilities, special needs entities, and cemeteries.

Alex is also an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting and auditing. He also teaches at the School of Professional Studies of the City University of New York for the Online Business Management Department, Mercy College, and Lehman College.

He conducts internal training seminars for the firm and frequently speaks at outside organizations and associations. He is a former member of the firm’s continuing professional education (CPE) committee, emphasizing single audit training. Alex has written many articles on accounting and auditing topics for a variety of professional publications.

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