Auditing Books for College & University Students
1. Auditing : Concepts for a Changing Environment by Larry E. Rittenberg, Bradley J. Schwieger, Hardcover: 816 pages, Publisher: South-Western College
The Fifth Edition presents current issues and adapts auditing approaches to business and economic complexities, focusing on the analysis of business risk and identifying fraud in the new auditing environment. Due to recent accounting, governance, and auditing scandals, and the overhaul of the regulatory environment in auditing, Rittenberg Fifth Edition contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date look at audit regulation, concepts, and practices while also adapting traditional techniques and procedures to a technological, systems-oriented environment. ACL audit software is provided with every new copy, and its use is integrated into text and end-of-chapter problems. An ACL Case Appendix provides practice in audit techniques. Audit case modules using Biltrite Bicycles, Inc., are tied to related chapters.
2. Core Concepts of Information Technology Auditing by James E. Hunton, Stephanie M. Bryant, Nancy A. Bagranoff, Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Wiley; Book & CD-Rom edition
Offering concise, readable coverage of information technology auditing, this new book helps readers understand the impact of information and communication technologies on organizations and accountants, and shows how to apply IT-auditing techniques using computer-assisted auditing tools. The book also explores security issues, legal and ethical issues, and more. Describes the use of computer assisted audit techniques and computer fraud auditing; Explains IT audit in the context of the CobiT(r) framework; Accompanied by a CD with ACL software, and an appendix contains an audit case requiring its usage. There is also and appendix of IT audit terminology and definitions.
3. Computer Assisted Auditing with Great Plains Dynamics Revised by Mark W. Lehman, Paperback: 108 pages, Publisher: South-Western College
This tutorial gives users a real-world audit experience using a market-leading, commercial software package, Great Plains Dynamics. Great Plains Dynamics software, provided with the text, is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning system that offers users a variety of modules, including electronic commerce and multi-currency applications. Enables users to perform audit procedures on a hypothetical client using Great Plains Dynamics software.
4. Auditing and Assurance Services (10th Edition) (Charles T Horngren Series in Accounting) by Alvin A. Arens, Mark S Beasley, Randal J Elder, Hardcover: 816 pages, Publisher: Prentice Hall
This book continues to be an innovative look at the most current changes and happenings in the auditing profession! Up-to-date discussions include Sarbanes Oxley, fraud, and recent corporate scandals. Specific coverage features the bankruptcy of Andersen, LLP; the shifting of auditing standards-setting to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB); consulting spin-offs; and greater focus on internal controls. For individuals interested in the auditing, accounting, and consulting fields.
5. Auditing Information Systems by Jack J. Champlain, Hardcover: 430 pages, Publisher: Wiley
This book provides the tools, guidelines, and procedures that IS auditors need, and explains clearly how to audit the controls and security over all types of information systems environments. The concepts and techniques in the book enable auditors, information security professionals, managers, and audit committee members of every knowledge and skill level to truly understand whether or not their computing systems are safe. The book provides a detailed examination of contemporary auditing issues such as: Information systems audit approach (physical, logical, environmental security), Security certifications such as SAS 70, TruSecure, SysTrust, and WebTrust, Computer forensics, E-Commerce and Internet security (including encryption and cryptography), Information privacy laws and regulations, Information systems project management controls, New technologies and future risks.