Accounting, Auditing & Attest Services

Best Practices for Performing a Quality Audit
 

Best Practices for Performing a Quality Audit

Posted: July 10, 2018
Is it possible for an audit engagement to be both efficient (e.g., on budget) and effective (e.g., have no deficiencies)? Your audit engagements can run smoothly while diligently adhering to professional standards. Here are some tips.

The Annual Audit: Making a Case to Embrace It
 

The Annual Audit: Making a Case to Embrace It

Posted: June 11, 2018
The annual audit offers an opportunity for organizations and auditors to enhance a good working relationship. More importantly, an audit presents an opportunity to gain valuable insights into the business, identify efficiencies and clarify opportunities for growth.

Free Tools to Counter a Common Audit Issue
 

Free Tools to Counter a Common Audit Issue

Posted: May 21, 2018
Risk assessment is at the core of every audit. However, more than 1 in 10 firms aren’t properly assessing risk or linking their assessment to their audit procedures. The AICPA's free toolkit has resources to help.




Maintaining Independence During the Client Lifecycle
 

Maintaining Independence During the Client Lifecycle

Posted: February 12, 2018
Building a long-term relationship with a client no longer consists of just sending an engagement letter, preparing the financials and issuing the opinion letter. Rather, it is now a strategic process of the long-term implications of the life cycle of services needed by the client.


Cognitive Technologies and the Impact on Audits
 

Cognitive Technologies and the Impact on Audits

Posted: November 8, 2017
Data produced in the world is growing at a rapid pace. This raises a number of challenges for many businesses, including how to protect and manage that data. But it also creates a potential advantage for auditors who are able to harness technology.


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