What would be the most appropriate action by Dan Lawrence when Pauli Morin asked him to disclose company’s accounts details?

Dan Lawrence is the auditor of Nava Ltd. The directors are Bernard Russell, Pauli Morin and Cyndi Clifford. They are also the only shareholders owning 35% of total shares by Russell and Morin and the rest by Cyndi. Recent dispute between Russell and Morin arises that Dan believesmay be impossible to resolve. However, Morin...

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Which one of the following would not be included in the overall audit strategy?

When preparing audit documentation, the auditor of a smaller entity may find it helpful and efficient to record various aspects of the audit together in a single document, with cross-references to supporting working papers as appropriate. Examples of matters that may bedocumented together in the audit of a smaller entity include the understanding of...

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New credit policies have been implemented to prevent entering any new sales order that would cause customers’ accounts receivable balance to exceed average sales for any two-month period in the prior twelve month period resulting in controlled collectability. After implementation there were decreased sales and slower order entries as reported from divisional sales management. Division management contends that these are a direct result of the new credit policy constraints.

New credit policies have been implemented to prevent entering any new sales order that would cause customers’ accounts receivable balance to exceed average sales for any two-month period in the prior twelve month period resulting in controlled collectability. After implementation there were decreased sales and slower order entries as reported from divisional sales management....

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What does “Independence” mean in the context of the above case?

Frederich Gastona has been invited by ECA Co to perform the audit of financial statements of 2012-13. When deciding whether to accept an auditing engagement, Frederich must judge his independence and objectivity. If Frederich’s audit firm lacks independence or objectivity, Frederich can’t accept the engagement. What does “Independence” mean in the context of the...

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Which of the following control procedures would be least important in preventing computer fraud?

Internal auditors and management have become increasingly concerned about computer fraud . Which of the following control procedures would be least important in preventing computer fraud?A . Programme change control that requires a distinction between production programmes and test programmes.B . Testing of new applications by users during the systems development process.C . Segregation...

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When you audit a company, your main goal is to provide assurance to the users of the company’s financial statements that those documents are free of material misstatement. You use the audit risk model, which consists of inherent, control, and detection risk on your client’s financial statements.

When you audit a company, your main goal is to provide assurance to the users of the company’s financial statements that those documents are free of material misstatement. You use the audit risk model, which consists of inherent, control, and detection risk on your client’s financial statements. ‘Audit risk’ here does refer to________________.A ....

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During an operational audit, an auditor observes a large number of aboveground storage containers and a large amount of black emissions from a company smokestack. The organisation has an environmental safety department. The audit engagement is not designed to consider environmental concerns. The best course of audit action would be to

During an operational audit, an auditor observes a large number of aboveground storage containers and a large amount of black emissions from a company smokestack. The organisation has an environmental safety department. The audit engagement is not designed to consider environmental concerns. The best course of audit action would be toA . Make a...

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