External audits

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What is the difference between audit and compliance?

Audit is an independent examination of business financial statements so as to issue opinion on whether the financial statement are prepared in accordance with acceptable financial reporting framework and show true performance and position of the business. Audit is conducted according to the requirements of countries laws and regulations and international standard on auditing. The auditor when conducting audit aim … Read the rest

Break-even point - meaning and formula

Objectives of a reasonable assurance engagement.

The objective of a reasonable assurance engagement is a reduction in assurance engagement risk to an acceptably low level in the circumstances of the engagement as the basis for a positive form of expression of the practitioner’s conclusion.



In a reasonable assurance engagement, the practitioner:

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5 Key factors that should be considered when establishing the overall audit strategy.

Audit strategy generally means the combination of audit approach to be used, resources management and allocation, timing of the audit and the way how the audit engagement is managed. For example, the auditor will use risks based audit approach or top-down approach to conduct audit assignment.

In establishing the overall audit strategy, the auditor shall consider the following key factors:

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