Accounting, Auditing & Attest Services

7 Keys for Auditors’ Success In a Changing Environment
 

7 Keys for Auditors’ Success In a Changing Environment

Posted: December 8, 2016
Auditors' efforts in certain key areas have led to improved quality in audits, according to the PCAOB Director of Registration & Inspections, who also identified additional skills and actions that can help auditors succeed as political leadership and standards change.

Tips for First-Year Auditors
 

Tips for First-Year Auditors

Posted: November 14, 2016
for a new auditor, the first busy season can be an exciting time and a fantastic opportunity for professional growth. Here are suggestions for new auditors and those who nurture their development.


Goodbye A-133, Hello Uniform Guidance: What You Need to Know
 

Goodbye A-133, Hello Uniform Guidance: What You Need to Know

Posted: October 14, 2016
The Uniform Guidance requires a government-wide audit quality study once every six years. The first study will likely occur in 2019 or 2020 and will include single audits submitted to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse as early as 2018 (meaning certain 2017 year-end single audits could be included in the scope of the study).

9 Habits of Effective Audit Committee Members
 

9 Habits of Effective Audit Committee Members

Posted: October 3, 2016
Audit committees are responsible for wading through the gray area in every company with respect to the law, best practices and business ethics. Here are nine habits that all effective audit committees have in common.

 Improve Your Firm
 

Improve Your Firm's Audit Business Through Routine Maintenance

Posted: July 26, 2016
One reason auditing firms don’t embrace change is that they can’t always see the negative impact of clinging to the status quo. Use this quick diagnostic test to see if you might be past due for some audit business maintenance.


 How Audit Committees Can Keep Third-Party Risk in Check
 

How Audit Committees Can Keep Third-Party Risk in Check

Posted: March 30, 2016
All of the third parties that help many organizations function carry risks that internal audit, and subsequently audit committees, typically are expected to assess. Here’s a snapshot of what should be addressed.

Three Key Steps to Take When an Audit Goes Bad
 

Three Key Steps to Take When an Audit Goes Bad

Posted: July 6, 2015
Abruptly ending an audit is not a pleasant situation. Properly documenting your decision is critical in order to minimize the risk of being sued by a disappointed client. Clarity, completeness and timeliness of your communication will ensure that whatever decision is made, the firm has covered all of its bases when an audit goes bad.

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