Wayne Kerr, Principal Consultant with the Learning Group of Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting, works with firms to improve audit quality and efficiency; helping firms to revise and refine the way they approach audit planning, performance and management. His extensive experience in audit process consulting includes implementing change throughout a firm’s entire audit practice, as well as working with individual engagement teams to reengineer audit approaches for specific engagements. Wayne also specializes in audit methodology customization and works with firms to develop firm-specific approaches, policies and practice aids in areas such as establishing materiality, sampling, and internal controls testing.
Wayne is a popular speaker and presenter and provides training to firms on technical accounting and auditing topics; including an annual GAAP update and content tailored to address firm-specific needs. Before joining Thomson Reuters, Wayne worked for AuditWatch; providing audit training and consulting to firms throughout the country. His career as a CPA began with Grant Thornton where he served a diverse array of clients and had quality assurance responsibilities for his business unit. Wayne is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds BS and MA degrees in Accountancy from Brigham Young University.