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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 misstatements. The additional testing will likely focus on receivables and inventory because they have the largest estimated misstatements. 9-28 a. The following terms are audit planning decisions requiring professional judgment: Preliminary judgment about materiality...

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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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1 Chapter 7: Audit Evidence I. Definition: Evidence – information used by the auditor to draw conclusions on the fair presentation of the financial statements. Audit objectives suggest the types of evidence to accumulate. II. Decisions on evidence accumulation A. Which audit procedures to use. General Objectives: Six TRAOs Eight BRAOs Four PDAOs Accounting Cycles: Five Management Assertions Specific Objectives: At least: Six TRAOs Eight BRAOs Four PDAOs Audit Procedures: At least one...

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Standards Introduction Self-regulated: the standards governing audits were established by members of the profession themselves Sarbanes-Oxley Acct of 2002 Created: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to provide external and independent oversight over the audits of public entities Responsible for registering public accounting firms, establishing standards for audit engagements, and inspecting the quality of audits conducted by public accounting firms ****Generally Accepted Auditing...

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assertions and audit objectives - Define management assertions and the related audit objectives - Describe management assertions related to class of transactions, balances and presentation and disclosures - List out and describe general transaction related audit objectives, balance related audit objectives and presentation and disclosure audit objectives - Understand specific audit objectives and how they are linked to general audit objectives and management assertions Topic 4 – Audit evidence...

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* Subject Synopsis This course introduces the elements of auditing. It discusses the principles and procedures of auditing, types of audits, scope and objectives of auditing. It also covers professional ethics in auditing, audit evidences, audit planning and various other aspects of auditing. Moreover it gives knowledge about objectives of doing audit. The course also aims to explain the liability and responsibility of the auditor and how the computerised environment effects the business environment...

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Q1 - What is the relationship between the risk assessment process and the 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...

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expectations for revenue accounts Recognize factors that lead to precise expectations of account balances Appreciate the degree of professional judgment involved in evaluating differences between expected and reported account balances Understand the audit planning implications of using analytical procedures as substantive tests of account balances Burlington Bees, an independent, minor league baseball team, competes in the North-west Coast League. The team finished in second place in 200X with...

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The Demand for Audit and Other Assurance Services O ssu a S s Chapter 1 ©2012 Prentice Hall Business Publishing, Auditing 14/e, Arens/Elder/Beasley Arens/Elder/Beasley 1-1 SarbanesSarbanes-Oxley Act Enron WorldCom The Act established the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. It also requires auditors to report on the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting. ©2012 Prentice Hall Business Publishing, Auditing 14/e, Arens/Elder/Beasley Arens/Elder/Beasley 1-2...

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theft. D. Expected effectiveness of controls. 13. The risk that an auditor’s procedures will lead to the conclusion that a material misstatement does not exist in an account balance when, in fact, such misstatement does exist is referred to as A. Audit risk B. Inherent risk C. Control risk D. Detection risk 14. Evidential matter concerning proper segregation of duties ordinarily is best obtained by A. Preparation of a flowchart of duties performed by available personnel. B. Inquiring whether...

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