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 Monthly News and Event Update August 2014

Good Afternoon Palm Beach County IIA Chapter Members and Friends:

Below you will find an update on the news and upcoming activities for the Palm Beach County IIA Chapter.  As a reminder, please check out our chapter website at and bookmark it as a great resource for both chapter and IIA International events and news.

Florida Atlantic University is proud to offer a comprehensive instructor-led program based on the IIA’s CIA Learning System in partnership with the IIA and its Palm Beach County Chapter. Florida Atlantic University’s CIA® program prepares qualified students for the CIA Certification from the IIA. South FL IIA members receive a $100 discount on registration!
Register Now !!   Program Starts September 6, 2014
  Program Details
  • Format: Saturday
  • Dates: Sept. 6 - Nov. 1, 2014
  • Time: 8:30/8:00am - 4:30/5:00pm (Parts I, II/ III) 
  • Hours: 60
  • Sessions:8
  • Location: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Campus

Save the Date for Palm Beach County IIA's first CPE Event of the new chapter year!

When:        Fri 10/10/14
        8:00 - 8:30 a.m.         Breakfast & Registration
        8:30 - 12:00 p.m.        Program (Snack will be provided)

Where:  NCCI Holdings, Inc., Boca Raton

CPE's:         4 (***Thanks to our speakers from Deloitte, these will be NASB eligible credits ***)

Topics: Revenue Recognition, Accounting/Audit Updates

Stay tuned for pricing and registration details.


Join the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for their 8-CPE seminar with "Mr. Excel" Bill Jelen on Tue 10/21 at the Kovens Center at FIU in North Miami, FL.  IIA chapter members have been extended member pricing for this event!  The seminar will cover the following:
Unleash the power of Microsoft Excel by learning cool secrets and tricks.  
For regular and heavy users of Microsoft Excel, “Unleash the Power of Microsoft Excel” is one presentation that you will not want to miss.  If you haven’t seen Jelen present, you will see why his training can be described as both educational and entertaining.
  •  For regular and heavy users of Microsoft Excel.
  • “Power Excel” is the morning program.
  • “Advanced Data Analysis Using Excel” is the afternoon program.
  • VALUE – two books, food and 8 CPE full day ticket.
  • (Limited) Half-day tickets are available.
For more information on pricing options and registration, please click on this link:


Thank you to those who completed our online chapter planning survey.  We really appreciate your taking the time to provide your valuable feedback!  Congratulations to the two randomly selected winners, who won a FREE registration for ANY (CPE-related or social) Palm Beach County 2014-2015 event (between now and May 31, 2015)!  

Lung Chiu
Lt. James Diefenbacher


Congratulations to the following Palm Beach County IIA members for their hard-earned achievement of the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification!
Isulah Macedon         June 26, 2014
Wil Brown                July 29, 2014

The Palm Beach County chapter is proud to be one of only 15 chapters in North America and only 27 chapters worldwide to earn the designation of Internal Audit Building Awareness Champion for 2014!


Check out these amazing local job opportunities!

School District of Palm Beach County - Auditor/Investigator 1

Parker & Lynch has multiple openings for Internal Auditors throughout South Florida.  Our clients are looking for 3-5 years of prior internal audit experience and will make competitive offers based on experience.  Two of three positions require heavy travel, the third is moderate to light travel.  CPA is preferred but not required.  Qualified candidates can send resumes to or call 561-273-4476 for further details.

Chapter members can save 20% the entire month of August on all IIA branded merchandise  when you purchase by 8/31/14 (see link below for flyer - make sure you enter the promotion code CHAPTER):

Please contact me with any questions.  Thank you!

Katie Bouyea, Palm Beach County IIA Secretary 2014-2015