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Learn how to automate audit processes using the power of artificial intelligence. As part of the Rutgers Stackable Business Innovation Program (rSBI), the Artificial Intelligence in Accounting and Assurance Concentration is stackable with the following master's programs: MACC in Financial Accounting, MBA in Professional Accounting, MBA
This concentration explores the impact of these new technologies on the accounting functions and workflows, the transformations that can be predicted and automated, and the way AI will shape accounting and auditing in the future.
You can take the course listed below as individual classes or as stackable courses towards the completion of a concentration.
This course reviews the nature of accounting and auditing problems and the need for application of artificial intelligence technologies to the discipline. This includes current accounting issues for which new AI development should be fruitful, particularly auditing and assurance.
This is the first course of the Audit Analytics Certificate Program. There are two main purposes of this course: (1) introduce the basic application of analytics to both internal and external audit processes in current ubiquitous computer-based information systems, and (2) introduce the application of audit analytics to organizations. This course emphasizes the usage of statistics and the interpretation of results to be used as audit evidence. It is designed to impart the theory and practice of the foundational statistical techniques applied in an audit.
This course offers a methodology for implementing continuous auditing along with critical success factors. By the end of the course, the learner will be able to define continuous auditing and how it differs from continuous monitoring. The student will learn to identify the benefits of continuous auditing and possible pitfalls if it is not properly implemented, and to identify the steps in implementing continuous auditing: Plan, Acquire & Validate, Test & Report, and Maintain.
The capstone course in the Audit Analytics line of study. Students participate in an individual study project with an advisor. Students will apply what they have learned to develop a deeper understanding in the application of analytics in audit. At the end of the course the student will have conducted a novel research project that will have involved applying analytics in an audit related setting.
The concentration and courses are offered by the Accounting & Information Systems Department
Sample Relevant Careers: Controller, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Compliance Auditor, Cost Accountant, Financial Accountant, Financial Auditor, Forensic Accountant, Fund Accountant, Government Accountant, Government Auditor, Industrial Accountant, Information Technology Auditor, Internal Auditor, Management Accountant, Tax Accountant, Data Analyst, Credit Risk Officer, Consultant, Financial Advisor, Credit Analyst