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Jonnie Keith, CIA, CFE, CGAP

JonSherr Enterprises
Internal Audit Instructor
jonnietkeith@gmail.com

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Mr. Keith has over 40 years of audit experience and served as the Chief Audit Executive for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for 11 years before his retirement in 2012.  

As the Chief Audit Executive for MARTA, he was responsible for administering the overall audit activities for the Department of Internal Audit. 

He has been a volunteer seminar instructor for the Institute of Internal Auditors. He currently teaches audit webinars, including:
•    Writing Effective Audit Observations
•    Putting the Quality in Audit Reports
•    What it Takes to be the Auditor-In-Charge
•    Assessing Risk and Evaluating Controls
•    What It Takes to be the Auditor-In-Charge

He has been published three times in the IIA Magazine’s “Back to Basics” section. He has a degree in Economics from Clark Atlanta University. His certifications include Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).

About Us: Mr. Keith has over 40 years of audit experience and served as the Chief Audit Executive for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for 11 years before his retirement in 2012.  

As the Chief Audit Executive for MARTA, he was responsible for administering the overall audit activities for the Department of Internal Audit including:

  • Providing the Board, the GM/CEO, MARTA Management and appropriate government entities with independent analysis, appraisals, and recommendations concerning operational, information technology, contract compliance, and financial audits.
  • Directing the day-to-day activities for three audit managers, 12 auditors and the audit coordinator.
  • Developing and/or reviewing all audit reports and audit correspondence.

His other audit experience includes serving as: 
  • Operational Audit Manager at MARTA 
  • Senior Auditor in the Contract Compliance Audit Branch at MARTA
  • Senior Auditor at Norfolk Southern Railway
  • Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  

He has been a volunteer seminar instructor for the Institute of Internal Auditors. Some of the courses taught included: 
  • Writing Effective Audit Reports
  • Tools and Techniques for the Beginning Auditor
  • Communication Skills for Auditors
  • Leadership Skills for the Auditor-In-Charge
  • Audit Project Management
  • CIA Review Course

He currently teaches audit webinars, including:
  • Writing Effective Audit Observations
  • Putting the Quality in Audit Reports
  • What it Takes to be the Auditor-In-ChargeAssessing Risk and Evaluating Controls
  • What It Takes to be the Auditor-In-Charge
He has been published three times in the IIA Magazine’s “Back to Basics” section.

He has a degree in Economics from Clark Atlanta University.  His certifications include Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).

Archived Webinars Offered

HOW TO WRITE EFFECTIVE AUDIT OBSERVATIONS: BULLET PROOFING YOUR FINDINGS

Date RecordedNovember 8, 2021  CostFREE  Course Length1.5 hours  Subject AreaAuditing  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CFO / Controller, CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Other