Spreadsheet Controls Under Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
Spreadsheets have become pervasive in most companies and have many uses. Those that are used in the financial reporting process are of most concern to the assessment of the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting mandated by Sarbanes-Oxley. This course discusses how to evaluate spreadsheets under the rules of Section 404 and Auditing Standard No. 5 as well as what specific compensating spreadsheet controls are supported by Excel 2007 and Excel 2010. This course has been written for 2007. Steps that differ in Excel 2010 have been noted in gray shadow boxes.

Course Publication Date: April 25, 2016

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active self study membership or can be purchased for $15.00!

Author:Mill Creek Publishing
Course No:AUD-SOXXLS-205
Recommended CPE:2.00
Delivery Method:Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Overview
Prerequisites:Excel 2007 or later
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Auditing (1.00 Recommended CPE)
Specialized Knowledge & Applications (1.00 Recommended CPE)
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Learning Objectives
  • Recognize fundamental aspects of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Public Accounting Oversight Board Auditing Standard No. 5.
  • Describe the process for evaluating spreadsheets under the rules of Section 404 and Auditing Standard No. 5.
  • Describe specific compensating spreadsheet controls supported by Microsoft Excel.

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