June 29, 2021
Published: Journal of Accountancy
The auditing profession was already in the midst of transformation, thanks to technological advances and other factors. Then, the COVID-19 pandemic came along and accelerated those changes, further challenging auditors and their view of business as usual. As auditing continues to transform, Sue Coffey, CPA, CGMA, the Association’s CEO of public accounting, and Jennifer Burns, CPA, CGMA, the Association’s chief auditor, explain some of the drivers behind audit transformation — where it began and where it’s headed.