What is an Auditor Opinion?

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An auditor opinion is an audit finding that indicates that the entity audited has not complied fully with a standard. It should be noted, however, that this does not necessarily mean that…

What are IPPF Standards?

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The International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) is a framework for professional practice. An IPPF Standard is a set of statements found in the…

10 Reasons to Outsource Internal Audit

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Internal audits are an important part of any business. They help to ensure that the company is compliant with all regulations, and are also a great way for companies to find opportunities for…

What is the Meaning of Assertion in Audit?

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The auditor gathers evidence about the assertions made by management in order to form conclusions about whether those assertions are reasonable. Assertions may be …

What is a FISMA Audit?

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Every year, the federal government conducts hundreds of audits of agencies to make sure they are in compliance with FISMA. The audit is a process to review an organization’s…

What is the Center for Audit Quality?

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The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an organization that promotes and improves quality in the audit profession. The CAQ’s goal is to be a leader in quality assurance and standard setting for auditors throughout the world.

What is an Accounting Internal Control?

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Accounting is an art of measuring, reporting and analyzing the financial information in order to keep track of a company’s or individual’s economic health. These days, accounting has become…

What are Auditing Frauds?

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It is estimated that one out of every three people has been a victim of some type of fraudulent crime in their lifetime. This includes everything from identity theft to corporate espionage and embezzlement.

What is the Importance of IFRS in Accounting?

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In the rapidly changing world of business, it’s clear that not all companies are doing well. Many organizations are struggling to keep up with the ever-changing demands of their industry and …

What is Materiality in ESG?

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Materiality is a broad term that encompasses the many different features and attributes that exist in an organization, such as how it manages its supply chain, its financial position, and…