Financial Audit and Laramie Wire Manufacturing

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Case Study Assignment
Prepare written answers to the following case from Auditing Cases: An Interactive Learning Approach, (3rd edition), by Beasley, Buckless, Glover, and Prawitt: Case 8.1: Laramie Wire Manufacturing: Using Analytical Procedures in Audit Planning

Requirements

1. 1. Perform analytical procedures to help you identify relatively risky areas 2. indicate the need for further attention during the audit, if any. 2. Focus specifically on each of the five management assertions (existence or occurrence, completeness, valuation or allocation, rights and obligations, and presentation and disclosure) for the inventory account. Focus specifically on each of the five management assertions (existence or occurrence, completeness, valuation or allocation, rights and obligations, and presentation and disclosure) for the inventory account.

1.     Perform analytical procedures to help you identify relatively risky areas that indicate the need for further attention during the audit, if any. 2.     Focus specifically on each of the five management assertions (existence or occurrence, completeness, valuation or allocation, rights and obligations, and presentation and disclosure) for the inventory account. Link any risks you identified for this account in question 1 to the related management assertion. Briefly explain identified risks or issues for the inventory account that require further attention, if any. Background About Laramie Wire MFG.

You are a senior auditor assigned to the Laramie Wire Manufacturing audit. This is the first year your firm has conducted the audit for this particular client. In fact, although Laramie has previously engaged accountants to perform limited review services for the purpose of obtaining bank loans, this is the first year Laramie has contracted for a full-scale audit of its financial statements. The company is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of its stock in the next two or...
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