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Taking matters into our own hands: Identifying Conflicts of SoD thanks to Financial Process Mining

07/06/17
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5 critical Conflicts of SoD you should avoid - and how to detect them

06/29/17
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Test your maturity level in Segregation of Duties!

06/22/17
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It's your (Segregation of) Duty! How well is your company performing when it comes to Segregation of Duties?

06/15/17
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cross process

How to avoid manipulations done by super users

02/01/17
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cross process

What no one tells you about automatic analytics of SAP access protection

01/18/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Clear interrelationships when recording the physical inventory

12/22/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Are your purchase orders ordered in the best way?

12/15/16
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Purchase-to-pay

The procedure for checking the approval process for purchase requisitions

12/13/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Proper protection of vendor master data

12/09/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Is everything well organized? Auditing organizational structures in SAP MM

12/08/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Lost in Space: Finding Missing Documents in the Optical Archive

11/15/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Open innovation in auditing - is there any such thing?

10/25/18
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Purchase-to-pay

3-Way-Match Part 2: Cheap to order, but expensive to buy – When can something like that happen?

10/04/18
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Purchase-to-pay

3-Way Match Part 1: Delivered as ordered? – Here’s how to find out!

09/27/18
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Purchase-to-pay

The madness of exchange rate fraud in SAP

09/20/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Cash is King – 3 steps for finding payments made “by roundabout means”

09/13/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Overdelivery made easy

09/06/18
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Purchase-to-pay

3 data analyses for auditing the payment program in SAP

06/14/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Payments & Co.: The questions that you should always have been asking yourself about the payment run in SAP

06/07/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Uncovering disguised profit from sales tax in SAP

05/17/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Has your goods receipt/clearing account also degenerated into a garbage dump?

05/11/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Tax trap @ its best: How it is easy to fall into the trap of sales tax

05/03/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Putting a stop to Process Outliers: How to find Deviations in Purchase-to-Pay

03/22/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Tracing flows of cash in SAP: Where did your money go?

02/15/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Tracking down rogue states in SAP

02/01/18
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Purchase-to-pay

zap Audit keeps on developing

01/18/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Santa was not the only one handling orders for presents...

01/04/18
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Purchase-to-pay

Duplicate Payments: I want my money back!

12/14/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Automated Audit of Purchase-to-Pay in SAP

08/17/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Conto pro Diabolo (One-time accounts), a.k.a. the “Devil’s Account”

06/08/17
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Purchase-to-pay

VAT: It's your Duty - Using Data Analysis to comply with tightened Tax Compliance!

05/18/17
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Purchase-to-pay

How to analyze your own payment behavior in SAP

05/10/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Revised terms of payment: How to clean up your vendor master data

05/05/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Two steps to analyze bad payment terms in SAP

05/03/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Do you have power users with one-time accounts?

04/07/17
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Purchase-to-pay

An unsparing look behind the scenes: How to analyze one-time accounts in SAP

04/05/17
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Purchase-to-pay

How to find one-time invoices in SAP in three steps

03/31/17
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Purchase-to-pay

One-Time Accounts - The quick checklist for your accounting department

03/29/17
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Purchase-to-pay

How to prevent Duplicate Payments in SAP with the Internal Control System

03/24/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Duplicate Payments in SAP: Reducing False Positives using a Utility Analysis

03/22/17
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Purchase-to-pay

3 steps to uncover duplicate payments in SAP

03/17/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Two graphics for evaluating high incoming invoices

02/24/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Analytics of high incoming invoices

02/22/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Getting serious: What are high incoming invoice amounts?

02/17/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Data Analytics where Topmanagers should keep an eye on

02/15/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Good practices in relation to the segregation of duties between purchase to pay and financial accounting

01/05/17
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Purchase-to-pay

Customizing in SAP MM set at the test bench

12/23/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Clear interrelationships when recording the physical inventory

12/22/16
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Purchase-to-pay

How to protect your invoice verification

12/20/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Everything under control for critical goods movements

12/16/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Are your purchase orders ordered in the best way?

12/15/16
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Purchase-to-pay

The procedure for checking the approval process for purchase requisitions

12/13/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Proper protection of vendor master data

12/09/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Is everything well organized? Auditing organizational structures in SAP MM

12/08/16
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Purchase-to-pay

The End of Digitization - Professional Judgement in Purchase Audits

11/04/16
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Purchase-to-pay

SAP data structure for the purchase to payables process

11/03/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Segregation of duties in the purchase process

11/02/16
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Purchase-to-pay

The search for exotic processes

11/01/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Just pay it twice: auditing payments in SAP

10/31/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Invoice auditing in SAP

10/28/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Auditing of purchase orders and goods received

10/27/16
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Purchase-to-pay

Automated auditing of SAP master data

10/26/16
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Order-to-cash

The Ultimate Guide to Auditing Order-to-cash in SAP

07/25/19
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Order-to-cash

Don’t want to end up sitting behind bars? – Then know your delivery thresholds in SAP

07/11/19
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Order-to-cash

I think my transfer price may be attracting attention: When the taxman rings thrice

11/22/18
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Order-to-cash

Open innovation in auditing - is there any such thing?

10/25/18
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Order-to-cash

Are you delivering dangerous goods to "rogue states"?

02/22/18
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Order-to-cash

zap Audit keeps on developing

01/18/18
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Order-to-cash

Living from hand to mouth? How to run a first liquidity check on your customers

10/05/17
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Order-to-cash

When payments become a moral matter: How fast do your customers pay?

09/28/17
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Order-to-cash

Do customers always pay on time?

09/21/17
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Order-to-cash

5 Sales Analytics that help Auditors to Make Real Savings

08/31/17
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Order-to-cash

This is the end of digitization!

11/17/16
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Order-to-cash

Way to go: Auditing real SoD in order-to-cash

11/16/16
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Order-to-cash

SAP data structure in order-to-cash: Who cares?

11/15/16
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Order-to-cash

On how to find exotic processes

11/14/16
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Order-to-cash

Who cares? Auditing incoming payments

11/11/16
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Order-to-cash

What's wrong with these sales invoices?

11/10/16
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Order-to-cash

Auditing of order-to-cash processes: sales orders and deliveries

11/09/16
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Order-to-cash

How to audit master data in order-to-cash processes

11/08/16
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Order-to-cash

Digitization of auditing SAP order to cash processes

11/07/16
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Fixed asset

Open innovation in auditing - is there any such thing?

10/25/18
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Fixed asset

Balance sheet cosmetics or manipulation?

08/09/18
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Fixed asset

zap Audit keeps on developing

01/18/18
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Fixed asset

Using data analysis to uncover fraud

11/30/17
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Fixed asset

7 Things every Auditor has to Know about Fixed Assets

08/03/17
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Fixed asset

Professional Judgement in auditing SAP fixed assets

12/06/16
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Fixed asset

Fixed asset data structure in SAP

12/02/16
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Fixed asset

Segregation of Duties in SAP asset management

12/01/16
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Fixed asset

Auditing fixed asset retirement in SAP

11/25/16
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Fixed asset

SAP data analytics for fixed asset depreciation

11/24/16
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Fixed asset

How to audit fixed assets procurement in SAP

11/23/16
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Fixed asset

Master Data audit of SAP fixed assets

11/22/16
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Fixed asset

Auditing SAP processes for fixed asset and inventory

11/21/16
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A look at audit analytics with a lack of belonging in SAP?

08/08/19
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The big costs test: Do you have unallocated costs in SAP?

10/18/18
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cross process

How to discover dubious posting structures in SAP

08/23/18
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When the cat might as well have eaten the balance sheet

08/16/18
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cross process

The dilemma of the weekend

07/26/18
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cross process

Make reversals, but do it promptly! Don’t let the mess get out of hand!

03/08/18
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cross process

Tracing flows of cash in SAP: Where did your money go?

02/15/18
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cross process

zap Audit keeps on developing

01/18/18
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cross process

The ones which fall through the net: plausibility and SAP security

11/02/17
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cross process

Test your maturity level in Segregation of Duties!

06/22/17
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cross process

How you can notice which business transactions are being left undealt with for a longer period of time

04/26/17
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cross process

Analysis of the continuous recording of postings over time

04/21/17
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Quick Guide: Three steps to determine if postings are being recorded in a timely manner

04/19/17
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Don’t put it off until tomorrow… recording of postings in a timely manner

04/12/17
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One-Time Accounts - The quick checklist for your accounting department

03/29/17
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cross process

Quick Guide: Reducing the identified amount of postings

03/10/17
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Postings during weekend you should definitely not ignore

03/08/17
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How to identify postings during weekend

03/03/17
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What postings during weekend have to do with the fraud triangle

03/01/17
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Advanced Analytics: What you should also know about SAP super users

02/10/17
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Do it yourself: Analytics of SAP super users in Excel

02/08/17
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How to analyse the risk of super users in SAP with SQL

02/03/17
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How to avoid manipulations done by super users

02/01/17
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cross process

A complete guide to Professional Judgement...

01/25/17
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cross process

3 top indicators for auditing process plausibility

01/20/17
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cross process

What no one tells you about automatic analytics of SAP access protection

01/18/17
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cross process

Quick Guide: Auditing principles of orderly bookkeeping

01/13/17
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cross process

Smart strategies to automatically audit master data and payments

01/11/17
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cross process

How the digital audit for cross process weaknesses works

01/06/17
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