Accounting, Auditing & Attest Services

Facing Increased Risk: Top Considerations for Audit Committees
 

Facing Increased Risk: Top Considerations for Audit Committees

Posted: November 20, 2019
More than ever, boards and their directors must keep up with the regulatory developments and the associated risks of new technologies. Audit committees continue to play a critical role in effective board governance, even as their purview contin­ues to evolve.


How Audit Committees Can Improve Disclosure
 

How Audit Committees Can Improve Disclosure

Posted: November 6, 2019
Although audit committees increasingly provide transparency on key metrics, a report shows there are opportunities to provide more useful disclosures.

Guidance Provided on SAS No. 134 Implementation
 

Guidance Provided on SAS No. 134 Implementation

Posted: October 24, 2019
A Technical Question and Answer issued by the AICPA provides nonauthoritative guidance on implementing the AICPA Auditing Standards Board's new standard on auditor reporting.


Critical Audit Matters: What Firms Are Reporting
 

Critical Audit Matters: What Firms Are Reporting

Posted: October 15, 2019
Read about the important themes emerging in auditors' reporting of critical audit matters, the key component of the biggest change to public company auditor reporting in 70 years.

Advice from a Peer Reviewer: Documentation Missteps to Avoid
 

Advice from a Peer Reviewer: Documentation Missteps to Avoid

Posted: September 25, 2019
Don't let these common errors derail your audit (and your next peer review). Peer reviewer Rick Reeder, CPA, CGMA, has reviewed thousands of audits in his career, and he's sharing his best documentation advice.

5 Steps to Get Started with Audit Data Analytics
 

5 Steps to Get Started with Audit Data Analytics

Posted: September 13, 2019
If your firm hasn’t started using audit data analytics yet, it’s time to get on board. Audit data analytics are a technique that can help you leverage current technologies and move toward a more data-driven approach to planning or performing an audit.


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The Benefits of a 'Decomposed' Approach to Group Audit Planning

Posted: August 8, 2019
In the early stages of a group audit, research shows that it's best to evaluate qualitative and quantitative risk factors on their own first, then use these individual subjudgments to inform key planning decisions. This is known as a "decomposed" approach to audit planning, and it has been shown to deliver a better recognition of qualitative risks that otherwise might be overlooked.

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