An investigation of how EDP auditors' thought processes affect their work.
The current study evaluated whether a control-objective or transaction-flow knowledge structure led to higher performance in the review of internal controls by EDP auditors. EDP auditors, using control reviews and computerized auditing systems, are responsible for evaluating the integrity of data processed by computers.
The problem with EDP auditors
is that they must have extensive controls built into the data processing systems in order to perform their job.
are concerned, in part, with the accuracy of computer input and output as this accuracy relates to the possibility of financial impropriety, security leaks, or fraud.
Gerberick is the recipient of Recognition of Service, Certificate of Appreciation, and Distinguished Achievement awards from ACM, LA/ACM, IIA; EDP Auditors
, and Los Angeles City Schools.
Jobs covered in a nationwide survey include programmers, systems analysts, computer operators, project managers, data base administrators, EDP auditors
, and MIS directors.