SOFTWARE FOR DIFFERENT TYPES OF AUDITS

The following SAIs use the following software for different types of audit related functions such as analysis, sampling, planning etc. The name of the software, its main function and the hardware needed to use it are also shown, wherever such information has been furnished by the SAI. The terms of supply could either be ascertained from the completely filled-in questionnaire included in this Directory or by contact with the concerned SAI.

SAI

Name of software

Main function

Hardware needed

Australia

Audit Database

Record Audit

NT Server

Barbados

SAI has commenced the use of IDEA

   

Belgium

ACL

Gathering and analysis of data

PC

Canada

IDEA

Analysis & Sampling

Micro

APEX; Systematic

Risk based Audit Planning; Audit Procedures

Micro

Lotus Notes based applications

Management of Interview Notes

Micro

Costa Rica

ACL

Data Extraction and Analysis

Micro

Cyprus

IDEA

Data Extraction and Analysis

PC

Excel

Spreadsheet

PC

Access

Database

PC

Denmark

Access

Analysis

PC

IDEA

Analysis

PC

Grenada

IDEA

Sampling

PC

Hungary

IDEA

Statistical sampling

 

India

IDEA

Data extraction and analysis

IBM or its compatible

Indonesia

ACL for Windows, Monarch Pro

Financial Attest

IBM Compatible

Internet Security Scanner

Security Evaluation

 

Ireland

IDEA

Data Analysis

Varies

Japan

Indiviual Audit System

Data sampling for audits, searching of the data which meets specific conditions, and simulations

 

Korea

Computerised Accounting Records Comparison System

Comparison of electronic Accounting records of Auditees with the related accounts of Bank of Korea for verification

UNIX

HAWK

Automated risk analysis of the Information Systems security

Windows 95

Excel, IDEA

General audit software

DOS, Windows

Lesotho

WINIDEA

Auditing tool

Pentium

IDEA4

Auditing tool

Pentium

Excel, Word

Spreadsheet, reporting

Pentium

Lithuania

Microsoft Word

Writing reports

PC/laptop computer

Microsoft Excel

data Calculation

PC/laptop computer

Malaysia

ACL

Data analysis

IBM Compatibles

Myanmar

Lotus 123, MS Excel

Spreadsheet

PC

Norway

IDEA

Analysis

IBM Comp PC

MS Word ; Excel

Plan / report; Statisitics

IBM Comp PC

ABC Flowcharter

System control

IBM Comp PC

Oman

ACL ver 5

Data Extraction & Analysis, Downloading

IBM compatible PC

MS Access 97

Data Conversion & Analysis

IBM compatible PC

Papua New Guinea

ACL

Data downloading, analysis, extraction, sampling, reporting

PC

Poland

ACL for Windows Analysis

Auditing complete, population and risk analysis, statistical sampling

Personal Computer, Windows

Puerto Rico

IDEA

Compose data

Laptops

Access

Compose data

Laptops

Saint Lucia

IDEA

Extraction , analysis and sampling

 

Slovenia

IDEA

   

South Africa

Seckchek

Security parameters evaluation

PC

Audit Command

Data manipulation language

PC

Team mate

Audit planning/working papers

PC

Spain

Excel

Spreadsheet

PC

Sweden

IDEA

Data Base Analysis

PC

Switzerland

SAP AIS

SAP Analysis

 

ACL

Data Anlysis

 

Trinidad & Tobago

IDEA

F.S. Analysis Sample Selection

 

Lotus

Spreadsheets, MUS Samples

 

Tunisia

Centre for accounts

Analysis of financial lists

PC

U.K.

MS Office

Documentation

 

IDEA

Data Analysis

 

PWC Team mate

Documentation

 

U.S.A.

IDEA

 

PC/Windows

SPSS

 

PC/Windows

FFMS

 

PC/Windows

Uruguay

Meycor Cobit

Risk Assessment

Windows

Zimbabwe

IDEA, AIS

Interrogation

32MB RAM, 64 MB RAM

Excel

Spreadsheets

32 MB RAM

Word, SBA

Word Processing, Risk Analysis

32 MB RAM, 16 MB RAM