By Joanne M. Flood
Plain-English interpretations and purposes of the most recent GAAS
''Wiley Practitioner's advisor to GAAS 2016'' offers complete assistance towards the most recent directions and purposes of in general permitted Auditing criteria. With certain assurance of the most recent releases, this beneficial reference explains each one usual in transparent, available language and highlights the ways that the criteria are comparable. prepared for simple navigation, every one assertion is gifted separately besides rationalization, perform notes, functional illustrations, checklists and questionnaires to lead you thru the auditing approach. The publication is written to align with the Statements on Auditing criteria, and contains updates and interpretations of all new Statements for Accounting and evaluate companies Compilation and evaluate statements that can assist you make certain a whole and entirely compliant audit.
Accounting criteria are serious to the auditing approach, yet widespread revisions and new releases upload a layer of complexity to compliance. This ebook offers interpretation and alertness notes for all GAAS criteria, together with all SASs, SSAEs, SSARSs and PCAOB. wake up to hurry at the most recent GAAS criteria stroll via each one assertion step by step make the most of beneficial instruments to make sure complete compliance achieve a deeper realizing of every standard's purposes
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The auditor should consider placing additional emphasis in identifying and testing items processed outside the normal course of business, because such items may not be subject to the same level of internal control as other entries. 3. Determine the timing of testing. Fraud may occur throughout a period, and so the auditor should consider the need to test journal entries throughout the period under audit. However, the auditor should also consider that fraudulent journal entries are often made at the end of the reporting period and should focus on entries made during that time.
An index number a. All audit documentation should be numbered for easy reference. Audit documentation is identiﬁed using various systems, such as the following: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Alphabetic Numbers Roman numerals General ledger account numbers A combination of the preceding 3. Preparer and reviewer identiﬁcation a. Identiﬁcation of person who prepared audit documentation and date of preparation: (1) If client prepared the audit documentation, this should be noted. Person who checked papers also should be identiﬁed b.
2. 3. 4. 5. Alphabetic Numbers Roman numerals General ledger account numbers A combination of the preceding 3. Preparer and reviewer identiﬁcation a. Identiﬁcation of person who prepared audit documentation and date of preparation: (1) If client prepared the audit documentation, this should be noted. Person who checked papers also should be identiﬁed b. Identiﬁcation of person who reviewed the audit documentation and date of review 4. Explanation of symbols a. Symbols used in the audit documentation should be explained.
Practitioner's guide to GAAS 2016 : covering all SASs, SSAEs, SSARSs, PCAOB auditing standards, and interpretations by Joanne M. Flood