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3 keys to the future of audit

In an evolving audit profession, staying competitive requires adapting to client demands, regulatory changes, and technological advancements. This webcast explores how leveraging the right tools and technologies can drive efficiencies, instill confidence in your staff and clients, and ultimately deliver better outcomes in an automated and data-driven audit environment.

3 keys to the future of audit


Steve Lindsey

Director – Product Management

Scott Spradling

Executive Director – Audit Innovation

Bill D. Carrera

CPA, Sales Coach for Thomson Reuters

What you will take away

It is no secret that the audit profession is rapidly changing. Increased client demands and expectations, regulatory changes, and an influx of progressive technologies are reshaping the profession.

Does your firm have the tools and resources to keep up with the changing industry landscape? How can you make progress toward the future to ensure that your firm remains relevant and competitive without completely disrupting your firm and your processes?

As the world moves toward a more automated and data-driven audit environment, it is becoming increasingly clear that the right tools and technologies can make all the difference. This webcast will discuss how the right tools and tech can:

  • Drive efficiencies in your firm
  • Increase the confidence of your staff and clients
  • Deliver better outcomes for clients
  • And much more!

Join Thomson Reuters Scott Spradling, Director of Audit Innovation, and Steve Lindsey, Director of Product Management, for a webcast as they discuss ways to future proof your audit practice and stay ahead of the competition — without disrupting your firm.

Additional details

  • Resource center: SAS-145 Updates

    White paper: 3 keys to the future of audit

    Resource center: The modern CPA firm

  • Steve Lindsey
    Director – Product Management

    Steve Lindsey, Director – Product Management, leads the design and development efforts of the Thomson Reuters online and desktop audit and assurance products. He has worked for Thomson Reuters for over 30 years, first as an editor and author of audit and accounting guidance. He later led the development of the Thomson Reuters audit software product line, including Checkpoint Tools, SMART Practice Aids, and Checkpoint Engage.

    Steve is a CPA and has been active in the accounting profession for over 40 years. He began his career in public practice working with KPMG and a small, local firm in Fort Worth, Texas. The hands-on experience he gained providing audit, accounting, and tax services to clients ranging from small businesses to multinational companies gives him a unique understanding of the challenges CPAs and their clients face today.

  • Scott Spradling
    Executive Director – Audit Innovation

    Scott Spradling, Executive Director – Audit Innovation with Thomson Reuters. His professional passion is working with our teams to help audit firms apply progressive technologies in practical ways and allow auditors to do faster, better, and more fun work. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Scott was an auditor with KPMG. He has over 30 years of experience in the profession and has also worked as a strategic consultant to audit technology providers.

  • Bill D. Carrera
    CPA, Sales Coach for Thomson Reuters

    Bill D. Carrera, CPA, is a Sales Coach for Thomson Reuters. He has over eight years of experience providing onsite and web-based software training and consulting to firms implementing a variety of software. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Bill spent 17 years in public accounting, primarily providing attest services to a wide variety of clients in various industries. Bill has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Texas since 2002.

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