FIFA Hires New Auditors - Part 5

Posted by Alexa Foxon Fri, Sep 16, 2016 @ 03:09 PM

This 5 part series focuses on the recent FIFA scandals, the people in charge, and the many changes in auditors.

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Tags: external audit, scandal, auditor, fifa, non-profits, Corruption, PwC, soccer

Top Reasons Form AP is a Step in the Right Direction

Posted by Alexa Foxon Thu, May 12, 2016 @ 01:11 PM

SEC Approves PCAOB, Form AP, on Disclosing Engagement Partner Name

PCAOB rules for disclosing the name of the engagement partner and information about other firms participating in audits have been approved by the SEC. Starting January 31, 2017, auditors will be required to fill out Form AP with the PCAOB disclosing all engagement partners working on public audits and information about other audit firms participating in the audit. This information will be searchable by engagement partner name, audit firm, or public company on a public database. 

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Tags: PCAOB News & Information, external audit, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, SEC approval, Reputation, auditor, Form AP, Vibato, PCAOB, SEC

Internal Controls over Financial Reporting: Testing with Precision

Posted by Guthrie Chenon Wed, Jun 25, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

With a renewed emphasis in testing with precision on internal controls over financial reporting, it may help to jump the gun and review some of your most complex controls that would fall within scope of an external auditors review. The following definition of ‘testing with precision’ is defined in the following statement via Crowe Horwath LLP:

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Tags: Internal Controls, examples, audit, external audit, precision, misstatement, testing, risk management, reconciliation, material

Sam Antar: On Fraud & the Black Arts of White Collar Crime

Posted by Teresa Bockwoldton Thu, Jul 25, 2013 @ 02:51 PM
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Tags: Internal Controls, Sarbanes-Oxley Articles & Information, segregation of duties, risk assessment, Announcements, SOX, external audit, SOX Compliance Made Simple, White Collar Fraud, Bay Area Accounting Professionals Mixer, Sarbanes-Oxley Training, internal control, risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley, external auditing, Internal Control Education, internal control tips, Sarbanes-Oxley for Non-Profits, corporate governance

PCAOB Proposal: Mandatory Auditor Rotation

Posted by Alex Roweon Wed, Apr 24, 2013 @ 11:29 AM

An effort made by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to require companies to rotate their auditors is receiving an overall negative response from the community it would affect.

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Tags: Competition Commission, external audit, mandatory audit rotation, PCAOB, Lloyd