Radical Reporting with Sara I. James
Episode 15: In this episode, Jon had to chance to interview Sara I. James and talk about the often painful Reporting process that many Internal Auditors go through. Sara had some great tips on making it less painful, how to address never-ending “wordsmithing”, and provided insights into the different skill sets needed to write and edit reports. Sara also shared her favorite report format. Listen in to check out what it was! We hope you enjoy it!
Program Level: Basic | Prerequisites: None
Instructional Method: Self-Study | Advance Preparation: None
CPE Credit: 0 hour(s) 32 minute (s) | Field of Study: Auditing
* Learn new tips to improve the audit report writing process
* Quiz Questions: Minimum 4 Questions
* Types: Multiple Choice or True / False
* Quiz Attempts: Unlimited retries
* Minimum Quiz score of 100% is required to obtain self-study CPE
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* Auditors seeking to improve audit report writing
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Jon is the host of the "Audit 15 Fun" podcast, and is an Internal Audit Manager at Casey’s General Store, based in Ankeny, IA. Before joining Casey’s, Jon worked for FedEx Services, performing financial and operational audits focusing on locations mostly in the Latin America & Caribbean region.
Prior to that Jon worked for an accounting firm in Des Moines, IA and in the retirement services industry at Principal Financial Group for more than 8 years and was privileged to work with institutional clients with accounts in excess of $1bn.
Jon has a BS in Finance from Upper Iowa University, and a Masters in Financial Fraud and Investigations from Pfeiffer University. Jon is also a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Iowa, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Financial Forensics. Jon is passionate about his work and always eager to interact with other Audit, Accounting and Legal professionals. You can reach out to Jon on LinkedIn.