AICPA Wins Software Award


The Institute’s internal audit and quality assurance staff won top honors this summer for a unique software application in the second annual ACL User Challenge. The international competition recognizes innovative applications of ACL’s audit and data-analysis software.

The AICPA group developed a fully automated decision support system that permits the organization to continuously monitor and analyze data from more than 20 databases.

ACL LTD., a privately held company based in Vancouver, Canada, is an international audit software and technology company.

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