"External auditor" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Independence of External Auditor

    Independence of external auditor By:- shubham kanchhal Auditor independence refers to the independence of the auditor from parties that may have a financial interest in business being audited. Independence requires integrity and an objective approach for the audit process. This concept requires the auditor to carry his work freely and in an objective manner. The purpose of an audit to enhance the credibility

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  • Difference Between External Auditor and Internal Auditor

    The Difference Between External Auditing and Internal Auditing Jessica LeGrand Auditing – ACCT 420 Mrs. Hayes October 30th‚ 2012 Auditing was primarily as a method to maintain governmental accountancy and for record-keeping. It wasn’t until the 1800s during the Industrial Revolution that auditing expanded into a fraud detection and financial accountability field. Now audits are performed to manage and confirm the correctness of a company ’s accounting procedures. Auditing evolved into

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  • Why is it important for the external auditor to be independent?

    Why is it important for external auditor to be independent? Throughout the years‚ banks‚ shareholders‚ possible investors and creditors always relied on the financial statements produced by a company. Since the management of a company is producing these documents it has been assumed that the managers may act dishonestly so that their performance looks better. To monitor the company’s performance better the directors along with the shareholders employ external auditors to check all these financial

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  • Why Is It Important for External Auditors to Be Independent?

    for external auditors to be independent? Relate your answer to the primary role of external auditors? By Zachariah Godfrey-Plews This essay has asked me to look at the importance of external auditors and why it is vital for them to remain independent. I will try and look at the many ways of the advantages of independent auditing from different perspectives for example the company itself‚ the general public and the state. I think it is important to first define what an audit and an external auditor

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  • Audit Committee Annual Evaluation of the External Auditor

    AUDITOR’S INDEPENDENCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN NIGERIA PUBLIC ENTERPRISE This study seeks to identify the determinants of auditors’ independence in public enterprises and determine the policy implications of lack of auditors’ independence in the public sector. The data for the research was primary and collected via questionnaire from the Nigerian Ports Authority Headquarters Lagos. The questionnaire responses were analyzed using the percentage method. The hypothesis was tested using

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  • Auditors Rotation

    Auditor Rotation | Raising Auditor ’s Independence | Proposed By: Varun Basantani | Auditor Rotation- Raising Auditor ’s Independence ------------------------------------------------- Abstract: The question for mandatory audit rotation has been a concern to academics‚ investors‚ practitioners and the public at large. This paper is designed to determine the relationship between mandatory audit rotations and audit Independence. The paper makes an earnest effort to evaluate the need

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  • Tax Auditor

    Introduction The topic of the report is an exploration of a career option and a Tax Auditor at Canada Revenue Agency. The purposes of this report are to not only prepare myself for the position by examining and learning but also introduce a different field of work to colleagues All residents in Canada must pay a tax and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)‚ formally known as Revenue Canada‚ is a federal agency that has as its main function the administration of Canadian tax laws for most of the provinces

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  • Removal of Auditor

    Currently‚ an auditor may only resign if he is not the sole auditor of the company and his resignation must be made at a general meeting of the company. If an auditor gives notice in writing to the directors of the company that he wishes to resign‚ the directors shall call a general meeting of the company as soon as it is practicable. This is for the purposes of appointing an auditor in place of the auditor who wishes to resign and to appoint another auditor. The resignation of the auditor shall take

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  • Auditors Report

    SUMMARY OF THE INDEPENDENT AUDITORS REPORT TO THE MEMBERS OF NIGERIAN ENAMELWARE PLC. NAME OF THE COMPANY: Nigerian Enamelware Plc. NAME OF THE AUDITORS: Akintola Williams Deloitte‚ Charted Accountant‚ Lagos Nigeria. SOURCE OF INFORMATION: Annual Report & Accounts 2012. SCOPE: The financial statement audited by the auditors include; the balance sheet‚ profit and loss account‚ statement of cash flow‚ value added statement‚ financial summary‚ significant accounting policies and other

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  • Why Is It Important for External Auditors to Be Independent? Relate Your Answer to the Primary Role of External Auditors. Give Examples of Specific Ways the Lack of Auditor Independence May Impact Adversely on an Audit.

    Individual Coursework Essay Topic: Why is it important for external auditors to be independent? Relate your answer to the primary role of external auditors. Give examples of specific ways the lack of auditor independence may impact adversely on an audit. In 2001‚ there was an event that had shaken the whole business world. The crash of Enron in US‚ followed by worldwide collapse of its auditor‚ Arthur Andersen. It was a greatest corporate failure uncovered in

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