Unlock the power of data-driven engagements with Caseware IDEA data analysis software
Data analytics is changing the game for audit, accounting and finance professionals worldwide. When analysing audit data — whether you’re detecting fraud or identifying anomalies, trends and patterns — you must have a solution that delivers high-quality results without fail.
With a modern, intuitive interface and advanced analytical functionalities, Caseware IDEA software accelerates data analytics, provides a user-friendly experience and supplies you with in-depth knowledge in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Seamless data imports to add engagement efficiency
Import data easily from top sources, including PDF, Excel and CSV. IDEA accounting software also works with 50+ packages (Quickbooks, Sage, Xero, etc.), Caseware Working Papers, Python and more.
Powerful audit analytics for deeper, more informative insights
Boost your view with our all-in-one analytical tool that covers every audit need. Whether you’re running a specific test, like sampling, or using built-in automated tests for an entire financial audit, IDEA has you covered.
Comprehensive reporting that gives auditors the full view of what’s happening
Visually pinpoint patterns, trends and outliers using interactive dashboards. With seamless integrations, you can export engagement results or third-party applications.
Reliable audit trail that delivers an accurate and reliable record
Master your work with Project Overview. This tool displays every task’s status using sleek graphics. Document the project or generate a script quickly to re-run the analytics later.
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Enhance your IDEA experience
Take advantage of these modules to run more tests and generate better insights.
IDEA Lab offers an expanding library of advanced analytics plug-ins developed by industry experts. It includes cutting-edge technologies that provide solutions for various tasks and industry-specific functions.
SmartAnalyzer is a collection of queries and tasks that improve the quality and consistency of every audit engagement. It offers an extensive set of routines for analysing general ledger, accounts receivable, inventory, fixed assets and accounts payable transactions.
Passport is Caseware IDEA’s all-in-one user portal. It hosts software downloads, tutorials, videos, SmartAnalyzer apps, sample scripts, custom functions, tech tips, industry-related content and more.
Boost your reports with these added features
These plug-ins add more capabilities to your IDEA solution.
Access audit intelligence and machine learning techniques to generate risk-based samples and provide overviews of risk areas. Identify notable journal entries and focus audit efforts on items posing the highest threat of fraud or error.
Get access to a collection of 55+ smart audit tests for faster, detailed analysis of the general ledger and important sub-ledgers to detect anomalies, exceptions or outliers effortlessly.
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Apply over 20 journal entry audit tests. Plus, use integrated workflows between procedures and IDEA for analytics to help users conduct audit tests directly and save engagement evidence.
Perform a fuzzy join between two IDEA databases by testing for possible duplicates.
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Identify anomalies where the most considerable AMOUNT field value for subsets in each key is outside the norm.
Perform a Stratified Random Sample analysis, enabling high-value sampling on multiple subsets. Run the plug-in independently on any data set or as a complement to the Exceptional Exceptions application.
Parse and analyse report files, then import results into IDEA to create sentiment analysis, word frequency and word cloud charts.
Take your IDEA solution to the next level
These innovative tools offer additional capabilities to IDEA’s core functionality.
Leverage SmartExporter, an intuitive, user-friendly, Windows-based extraction tool, to pinpoint and export the precise SAP® data required for analyses. This integration will simplify workflows, diminish wait times and augment operational efficiencies.
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Integrate IDEA with over 90 accounting applications that can fetch information, such as trial balance, with precision and consistency.
Easy-to-use templates that simplifies the financial reporting process
Take advantage of carefully crafted templates developed by leading standards bodies designed to simplify the lives of finance professional
We offer many templates for financial statement preparation for accounting practices and corporations based on accounting standards, including FRS 101, 102, 105 and IFRS.
Leverage capability and integration and automate the process of producing corporation tax computations and filing CT600. Enhance your efficiency at every stage of your tax process and calculate, analyse, produce, tag and submit online in one easy process.