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System Integrity and Validation

- Which CAAT are the best to use for Kudler Foods Fine?

- Describe how the selected computer assisted auditing techniques will be used to validate data and system integrity within the system.
- Explain the functions of audit productivity software.
- Explain how audit productivity software might be used in the four systems designed (A/R, A/P, Inventory, and Payroll).

- Give recommendations made to Kudler from the findings.

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System Integrity and Validation - MBA/Accounting

- Which CAAT are the best to use for Kudler Foods Fine?

The Kudler Fine Foods should use the type of CAAT that can help it at three levels. The computer assisted auditing techniques must be system based, transaction based and fully automated. The systematic CAAT will be able to obtain the summary of the audit entity. In this context it is important to know that systems based computer assisted auditing techniques will enable the auditor to get information related to the business, its activities, and existing trends (3). Further, if the computer assisted auditing techniques method is transaction based; different sampling techniques can be used. Further the auditor can use the computer assisted auditing techniques to search for transactions with particular characteristics. This is important for the auditor as Kudler Fine Foods has stores in different areas. Further, as Kudler Fine Foods has operations that are different, it is important that the auditor has access to transaction based computer assisted auditing techniques so that she can test the validity and reasonableness of transactions, and understand the significance of a finding. Even in a geographically dispersed operation Kudler Fine Foods, using a transactions based computer assisted auditing techniques, the auditor can test the validity and reasonableness of transactions. The computer assisted auditing techniques that an auditor uses in Kudler must have automated tools In other words this means that the software package must be able to search and retrieve data, analyze it , develop sophisticated graphics, create databases and manipulate them within seconds. As Kudler Fine Foods has a complex system for finance and supply chain, it is essential that it is able to use computer assisted auditing techniques in each of the three fields (1).

- Describe how the selected computer ...

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