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Engagement partner – meaning

The engagement partner is the partner or another person in the audit firm who is responsible for audit engagement and its performance, and for auditor’s report that is issued on behalf of the firm, and who were required, has the appropriate authority from a professional, legal or regulatory body.

In other words, engagement partner is a qualified person, who is responsible for the supervision of the audit and collecting sufficient and appropriate audit evidence enough to enable him to issue an opinion on audited financial; statements. He/she is the one who signs the audit report.

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