Compliance with risk assessment standards is a prerequisite for a high-quality audit. Following these tips can help practitioners avoid common mistakes.
Hermann Sidhu, CPA, global assurance digital leader at EY, walks us through EY’s exciting new project to use drones to help audit large warehouses and outdoor inventories.
Leaders in the auditing profession are committed to continuous improvement in audit quality at a time of significant change, seven prominent executives in the profession said in a joint statement.
A new report explains what audit committees and financial statement users need to know about critical audit matters.
The revised standards are designed to provide a framework for high-quality work by government auditors.
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board issued a proposal that would make numerous changes to the attestation standards, including changing the terminology for what have been known as “review engagements.”
A healthy dose of paranoia and specialized expertise can help practitioners overcome challenges in employee benefit plan audits.
To help promote audit quality, KPMG is on an innovation journey with our people, processes and technology.
Careful testing and thorough documentation are among the keys for quality single audit performance described by Laurie De Armond, CPA, in her summary of observations from the AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference.
Audit data analytics provide an opportunity for auditors to provide more value to clients. But first, firms need to let clients tell them what kind of insights would be helpful.
The TQAs discuss engagement and representation letters.
Safeguards for long-tenured personnel are suggested.
The AICPA Accounting and Review Services Committee issued Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services No. 24, which revises reporting requirements for compilations and reviews.
Take this five-question quiz to gauge your understanding of how to assess and respond to risk during an engagement.
A new international Code of Ethics for professional accountants contains new guidance on safeguards, cooling-off periods, and other important issues.
CPA firms must take care not to run afoul of professional standards if they are asked to sign nondisclosure agreements.
SSARS No. 24 will create and amend AR-C sections.
All proposals were related to audit quality, evolving skill sets, risk assessment and response, and sufficiency and appropriateness of audit evidence.
It applies to audits performed beyond PCAOB oversight.
Auditors of insured depository institutions need to educate themselves and their staffs about independence rules that apply to these engagements.