Top Audit Podcasts to Add to Your Subscription


Staying informed in the auditing world is becoming easier and easier, and arguably the easiest and most convenient of these channels, podcasts, should not be an overlooked information channel by auditors. have compiled our top six podcast picks that we continually look towards to stay informed and entertained.

    1. ISACA Podcast

ISACA, an independent, nonprofit, global association, have a weekly podcast tailored towards information security auditors. Their twenty to thirty-minute podcasts cover the latest regulations, trends and threats impacting the industry with recent topics covering “Cybersecurity Misconceptions in Pop Culture” and “Tech Workplace Culture”.

Listen to ISACA Podcast here.

     2. ACCA Insights

This podcast from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ (ACCA) Professional Insights team explores the future of the accountancy profession. Their twenty-minute podcasts delve into the latest research and beyond, covering everything from the global economy to the ethical considerations of machine learning.

Listen to ACCA Insights here.

     3. ACCA Student Podcasts

Published with a younger audience in mind, the ACCA Student Podcasts is an in-depth guide to the ACCA Qualification and covers areas of audit, governance, risk and beyond. This listen is perfect for graduates and those currently gaining their ACCA qualification.

Episodes include interviews with recruitment professionals like Tom Wood, Recruitment Manager at Morgan McKinley, and a first-hand perspective from prizewinner Sophie Taylor, an internal auditor at a financial services company.

Listen to ACCA Student Podcast here.

     4. PwC’s accounting and financial reporting podcast series

From Big Four firm PwC, this podcast series aims to inform and educate. Their weekly episodes, hosted by Partner Heather Horn, covers the five things you need to know about the “hottest accounting and financial reporting topics”. These topics include accounting for contingencies, revenue contract modification, Brexit and beyond.

Listen to PwC’s accounting and financial reporting podcast series here.

     5. The Financial Services Audit Centre AuditCast

Brought to you by The Institute of Internal Auditors, this interview-style podcast series features conversations with industry experts. Favourite listens include “Disruptive Technology and the Workforce of the Future” and “Innovation in Three Lines of Defense”.

Listen to The Financial Services Audit Centre AuditCast here.

     6. No accounting for taste

This fortnightly podcast is brought by the AccountingWEB Podcast team. Whilst technically aimed at accountants, the podcast is both highly entertaining whilst still being relevant for auditors. Episodes cover everything from talking politics with clients to the Big Four audit breakup.

Listen to No accounting for taste here.

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