Opening your Audit Consulting Company with Alex Rühle
Episode 25: In this episode, Jon interviewed Alex Rühle, CEO of zapliance, a human-centric, data-based, context-driven company, providing data analytic solutions to its clients. Alex shared his journey of learning Internal Audit from scratch, not being fully appreciated where he used to work, and ultimately opening his own Audit company. Zapliance currently has 14 employees. Some of his tips include: - Get your family on board. - Be surrounded by people who believe in you. - Connect, connect, connect with other people. That's where your opportunities will come from. - Start with passion, and don't forget GRIT! We hope you enjoy it!
Program Level: Basic | Prerequisites: None
Instructional Method: Self-Study | Advance Preparation: None
CPE Credit: 0 hour(s) 20 minute (s) | Field of Study: Auditing
* Learn how to start your audit consulting company
* Quiz Questions: Minimum 4 Questions
* Types: Multiple Choice or True / False
* Quiz Attempts: Unlimited retries
* Minimum Quiz score of 100% is required to obtain self-study CPE
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Jon is the host of the "Audit 15 Fun" podcast, and is an Internal Audit Manager at Casey’s General Store, based in Ankeny, IA. Before joining Casey’s, Jon worked for FedEx Services, performing financial and operational audits focusing on locations mostly in the Latin America & Caribbean region.
Prior to that Jon worked for an accounting firm in Des Moines, IA and in the retirement services industry at Principal Financial Group for more than 8 years and was privileged to work with institutional clients with accounts in excess of $1bn.
Jon has a BS in Finance from Upper Iowa University, and a Masters in Financial Fraud and Investigations from Pfeiffer University. Jon is also a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Iowa, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Financial Forensics. Jon is passionate about his work and always eager to interact with other Audit, Accounting and Legal professionals. You can reach out to Jon on Linkedin.