The audit revolution: Integrating artificial intelligence in detecting accounting fraud

  • Iman Supriadi Accounting Study Program, STIE Mahardhika Surabaya, Indonesia
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Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Auditing, Ethics and Data Privacy, Fraud Detection, Machine Learning

Abstract

This study aims to analyze the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in detecting accounting fraud in audits. The aim is to identify AI's efficiency, accuracy, and potential in detecting fraud and to explore the challenges and implications arising from using this technology in audit practice. This research is a type of qualitative research with a case study approach as the main focus and a literature study as a data triangulation approach. This research methodology will provide an in-depth understanding of the integration of artificial intelligence in detecting accounting fraud. The results show that AI improves efficiency and accuracy in detecting accounting fraud. AI techniques such as machine learning and natural language processing effectively identify fraud patterns. However, there are challenges, such as limitations of AI technology, ethical and data privacy issues, and barriers to accepting AI in the accounting industry. This research contributes to the accounting literature by highlighting how AI can change audit practices. It also offers guidance for accounting firms on utilizing AI to improve auditing and suggests directions for future research related to the development and integration of AI in accounting.

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Published
2024-03-31
How to Cite
Iman Supriadi. (2024). The audit revolution: Integrating artificial intelligence in detecting accounting fraud. Akuntansi Dan Teknologi Informasi, 17(1), 48-61. https://doi.org/10.24123/jati.v17i1.6279