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"How would you kick start data analytics?" ACL LinkedIn Group

Are you part of the ACL LinkedIn Community? Our group is a great place to share and exchange best practices for the use of data analytics across various industries and lines of business. One of the most popular discussions we’ve seen lately is this one, started by Andrew Fitzgib
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Top 25 Analytic Tests for Every Organization: Test 3 GL – Journal Entries with Outlier amounts

Last time we targeted potential outliers in a specific GL account. This time, we’ll look at broadening our reach by applying statistical analysis across the whole field of GL accounts! To do this, we want to figure out what would be the typical sized posting to each account, and
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ACL Analytics: Beyond Audit

Hello ACL Community! As we continue to Transform Audit & Risk, let’s perform some tests that are outside of audit. Here’s one in particular that I’ve recently worked on that I found interesting: We used ACL to help the Fabrication Cost Accounting team of a large manufacturing orga
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Top 25 Analytic Tests for Every Organization: Test 2 Stratification of GL Accounts

Have you been following our Top 25 Tests for Analytic Superheroes series? The next article comes to us from trusty “ACL Sidekick” Phil Lim. This time, we’re focusing on stratification of GL accounts. Risk Posted Entries may not be authorized or valid. Test  Stratify a particular gener
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Top 25 Analytic Test for Every Organization: Test 1 – Suspicious Journal Entries

Earlier this month, AUDITMAN Dan Zitting shared some insight on the Rules and Tools for effective auditing in Top 25 Analytics Tests Your Organization Should Use, today he shares Test #1 – Suspicious Journal Entries. When auditing, where else would we start than right in the gut
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