"Financial audit" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Introduction to Financial Audit

    Acct 4400.002 Case Set 2 Case 2a Questions: 1. Read AU 110 (a) What are management’s responsibilities pertaining to the independent audit? According to the PCAOB Standards‚ section AU 110.03 clearly states that management shall bear responsibility for all issued financial statements‚ the adoption of sound accounting policies‚ and for establishing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will record‚ track and process transactions‚ events and conditions. Management shall also maintain

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  • Healthcare Financial Audits

    Star Management. She is an analyst who does financial statement audits and has 6 ½ years of previous experience as a healthcare auditor. Haley’s stated education is a BS in Accounting and a BA in Finance. Several different topics were discussed relating to healthcare audits. One question that was asked was ‘what are the main reasons a healthcare facility is audited?’ It depends on the type of the audit and typically a financial statement audit is triggered by Medicare‚ your financing‚ or

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  • Financial Audit and Au Section

    Illustrative Reports AS No. 3: Audit Documentation Auditing Standard No. 3 Appendix A: Background and Basis for Conclusions AS No. 4: Reporting on Whether a Previously Reported Material Weakness Continues to Exist Auditing Standard No. 4 Appendix A: Illustrative Reports on Whether a Previously Reported Material Weakness Continues to Exist Appendix B: Background and Basis for Conclusions AS No. 5: An Audit of Internal Control Over Financial Reporting That Is Integrated

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  • Audit: Auditing and Financial Report

    must have the knowledge and expertise to assess the truth and fairness of the information being presented by the preparers. Auditors of financial reports need to be trained accountants with detailed knowledge about the complex technical accounting and disclosure issues required to assess the choices made by the financial report preparers. When undertaking an audit‚ the auditor should use professional scepticism‚ professional judgement and due care. Auditors should be independent of the client. Independent

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  • Case Study: Financial Audit

    underrecorded income earned‚ we could consider this as a financial reporting fraud. The auditor would have identified the risk primarily through analysis of financial results and review of operational procedures. b) The auditor should pay close attention to the changes of company’s financial result and analyze those changes in time to see if they are reasonable. Most auditors should have detected this kind of material misstatement in company’s financial results‚ because this defalcation is caused by a personal

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  • Audit

    projection of error = (misstatements/amount) sampled x population value. ($10‚000/$1‚000‚000) x $2‚500‚000 = $25‚000 b. No‚ the overall financial statements are not acceptable. Including the projected error for inventory‚ the total overstatement errors are $58‚000‚ which exceeds materiality of $50‚000. c. The auditor should either propose an audit adjustment so that the unadjusted statement amount is less than materiality‚ and/or perform more testing to obtain a better estimate of the population

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  • audit

    Fundamental concepts of f/s audit Materiality misstatement of accounting information. is a matter of professional judgment Audit risk The auditor expresses an inappropriate audit opinion when the financial statements are materially misstated‚ Evidence (more than “per discussion with client) Major phrases of audit: Client acceptance/continuance; Preliminary engagement activities; Establish materiality and assess risks; Plan the audit ;Consider and audit internal control; Audit business processes and

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  • Audit

    collection of audit evidence? The risk assessment process happens at the very beginning of the engagement and is to determine the level of risk present in the company. The risk assessment phase is when the auditor assess the client’s situation‚ conducts an independence threat analysis and decides whether to accept the client or not. The risk assessment is influenced by various factors such as the degree to which external users will rely on the audited statements‚ the company’s financial position (liquidity)

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  • Auditing: Financial Audit and Inventory

    of profit of loss for the financial year. b. Secondary objective – it is also called the incidental objective as it is incidental to the satisfaction of the main objective. The incidental objective of auditing are: i. Detection and prevention of Frauds‚ and ii. Detection and prevention of Errors. Detection of material frauds and errors as an incidental objective of independent financial auditing flows from the main objective of determining whether or not the financial statements give a true and

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  • Audit

    5.30 (Medium) Sufficient appropriate audit evidence has not been obtained to support the conclusions. | | Procedures | General point | Quality (appropriate evidence) | Quantity (sufficient) | (a) | Observation of stock take - went according to instructionsInventory test counts and cut-off prove satisfactory. | To conclude that the ACCOUNT balance is fairly stated (i.e. in $$ terms)‚ all material assertions must be verified. | Existence assertion (an overstatement test) has been tested from the

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