Accounting Team Invited to Prestigious Deloitte Audit Innovation Challenge
From left, Will Spense, Katie Teal, Tayler Wickman, Shalu Jivan, Hayden De Voe and Braxton Barker. Not pictured is faculty advisor Charles Leflar.
The Accounting Department of the Walton College was invited to send a student team to the fourth annual Deloitte Audit Innovation Challenge Competition in Dallas on Nov. 21 and 22. The team presented ideas on improving risk assessment processes in financial audits of public companies.
The students in the competition were Will Spense, Katie Teal, Tayler Wickman, Shalu Jivan, Hayden De Voe and Braxton Barker. Clinical professor Charles Leflar serves as the team's advisor.
Only a small number of schools across the country are invited to this by Deloitte, one of the Big 4 public accounting firms. Arkansas has been invited every year.
Charles Joseph Leflar, clinical professor
Department of Accounting
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