Is any component of audit risk within the control of the auditor? Explain.
In your audit for calendar 2009, you found a number of matters that you believe represent possible adjustments to the company's books. These matters are described below. Management's attitude is that "once the books are closed, they're closed," and management does not want to make any adjustments. Planning materiality for the
Answer briefly the following questions 1. Define auditing, attest, and assurance services. Provide two examples of each type of service. 2. What are the issues affecting the auditing profession? 3. List the three categories of GAAS. 4. Give three examples of qualitative factors that might affect the prelimina
The audit committee helps to assure independence. The audit committee is comprised of directors, not managers, and their job is to appoint, retain, oversee, evaluate and terminate the audit firm. I think this is important because the process is not administered by executive level management, but the Board of Directors. I think
Please help me answer these 1. An inaccurate form of the audit risk model would show that: a. detection risk can be determined from audit risk, inherent risk, and control risk. b. detection risk is inversely related to audit risk. c. increases in control risk will cause decreases in detection risk. d. audit risk is
In a 2 page analysis report critically review the CAMELS rating system for assessing bank performance.
Read about the CAMELS rating system. In a 2 page analysis report critically review the CAMELS rating system for assessing bank performance. Also explain why it is fast becoming a global standard adopted by central banks. Do you believe this is the correct tool to use for evaluating banks? Support your position with justifica
Mike is the sole shareholder of Cuteness Dog, Inc. ("CDI"). He is operating his company as a sub chapter S corporation. It is a small manufacturing company that produces a complete line of accessories for dogs such as collars, clothing, play toys, treats, etc. Many of the designs are unique and have been patented by CDI. In
Consider the following information for Susan Supplies Store for the month of June. * Deposits in transits as of June 30, were $3,785.15. * Interest revenues earned was $1,300. * Bank service charges amounted to $48. * An error was discovered: The bank deducted from the Susan Supplies Store account a c
Compare the relationships among auditor, client, and external users. How do professional standards for CPAs govern these relationships?
I need some help design tests of controls, substantive tests of transactions, and analytical procedures for the Payroll and Personnel cycle. I do not want it to merely focus on statistical procedures; but rather I should demonstrate an understanding of current industry practices including non-statistical procedures and integ
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the primary types of auditor? There are several types of auditors, the most common types of auditors are: ? Certified public accounting firms ? Government Accountability office Auditors ? Internal Revenue Agents ? Internal auditors Please explain the advantages and disadvant
Problem 17-40 Unit 9, Chapter 17 Rittenberg/Schwieger/Johnstone- Auditing 6e (Critique an Audit Report Qualified for a Scope Limitation) You are a senior auditor working for Rittenberg & Schwieger, CPAs. Your staff assistant has drafted the following audit report. You believe the scope limitation is significant enough to
Most major accounting firms rely on three main revenue streams: Auditing services, Tax services & Business consulting. Since the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires publicly traded companies to be audited by an external CPA firm, auditing can be a significant part of most accounting firms' revenue. Review
A client has an out-of-control system and a recommendation has been made to hire an internal accountant. Write a recommendation brief for the client in which you justify the benefits of using an internal auditor. Conclude your recommendation by referring a particular person for the job based on their background. Explain how t
What are the risks and liability factors in an audit? What are the implications to the auditor? What are the implications to the organization? How can the auditor mitigate these risks and liability factors?
Description of Best Practices Project: ? The job is 'risk manager' at a bank. Write a job description. Include appropriate specifications. This should describe what qualifications the ideal candidate should have. ? Describe how you would recruit for applicants for this position. You should consider internal as well as
Can someone please explain VAT Taxes and VAT Receivable? Thanks.
(Reporting of Notes Receivable, Interest, and Sale of Receivables) On July 1, 2007, Gale Sondergaard Company sold special-order merchandise on credit and received in return an interest-bearing note receivable from the customer. Sondergaard will receive interest at the prevailing rate for a note of this type. Both the principal a
Bank fees are squeezing customers according to an article in The Record (Hackensack,NJ) dated April 20, 2006. Banks are having a hard time making money lending, so many are charging more and higher fees. Meanwhile, interest paid on interest-bearing checking accounts remains low.Kayla Siska received her bank statement from the Co
Can you help me get started with this assignment? C1. Assume that you work for Bank of North America and that you have made a $20 million loan to Kinkus Publishing, which must be repaid at the end of this year. Kinkus has undertaken a major expansion, ant eh value of its assets when the loan comes due is expected to be eithe
Adcock Plastics Company deposits all receipts and makes all payments by check. The following information is available from the cash records: MARCH 31 BANK RECONCILIATION Balance per bank $26,746 Add: Deposits in transit
The IRS audited the tax returns of Darryl Strawberry, a former major league outfielder. It contended that, between 1986 and 1990, Strawberry earned $422,250 for autograph signings, appearances, and product endorsements, but he reported only $59,685 of income. Strawberry attributed the shortfall to his receipt of cash for autogra
I need assistance in performing a strategic audit, namely analyzing all strategy aspects of Hewlett-Packard, Inc. It has experienced both success and hard times and CEO changes in recent times. Please explain the following: ? Organization mission and vision ? Products and brands ? Organizational stakeholders ? CEO and exe
Can you help me start the following case study? I:1-49 John Gemstone, a wealthy client, has recently been audited by the IRS. The agent has questioned the following deduction items on Mr. Gemstone's tax return for the year under review: - A $10,000 loss deduction on the rental of his beach cottage. - A $20,000 charitable
P14-8 Accounts receivable changes with bad debts A firm is evaluating an accounts receivable change that would increase bad debts from 2% to 4% of sales. Sales are currently 50,000 units, the selling price is $20 per unit, and the variable cost per unit is $15. As a result of the proposed change, sales are forecast to increas
A new client just deposited $300,000 in a corporate checking account. Idle money means missing out on profits, so we want to put the additional funds to good use as soon as possible. We've identified three potential options for using the additional funds?you should evaluate the profitability and risk implications of each of the
Visit the AICPA website at the URL below. http://www.aicpa.org/Professional+Resources/Accounting+and+Auditing/Audit+and+Attest+Standards/Authoritative+Standards+and+Related+Guidance+for+Non-Issuers/auditing_standards.htm Print a copy of SAS 106 Audit Evidence. Write a report summarizing SAS 106. Your report should ad
Please see attached file: Average collection period for accounts receivable Incremental investment in receivables Incremental charge to pre-tax profit
Decide whether, in the event of an economic slowdown in the U.S., Bank of America's overseas revenue generation might serve to shelter the parent from slow or negative growth in the U.S. market. Explain and support your opinion.
Can you help me with the problems below? Exercise 9-6: Prepare journal entries to record these selected transactions for Vitalo Company. Nov. 1 Accepted a $6,000, 180-day, 8% note dated November 1 from Kelly White in granting a time extension on her past-due account receivable. Dec. 31 Adjusted the year-end a