Our exact point of research is "are ATM's used by customers with less than $500, $500-$1000, or balances over $1000?" I am responsible for the "Problem Definition" and need it to be about 300 words. Identify a research issue, opportunity, or problem from one of the data sets available on your student website. The data
1.Prepare a strategic audit for Wal-Mart. 2.Write a synopsis for Wal-Mart, covering the following points: * Tpye of Industry * Competitation in the industry * Tpye of market the company enages in * Areas for growth nationally and internationally * any additional aspects of the compnay that are important for understand
Audit Proposal Management at Kudler Fine Foods now wants to see the proposed audit schedules for the systems analyzed by the team in Week Two. Prepare a brief of no more than 1,050 words in which you address the following: 1) Distinguish between the types of audits that might be used for each process. 2) Recommend
I am doing something wrong as I keep coming up with numbers that are too small for the cash collections and I believe that the answer for #2 is D, but I would just like a breakdown of the problem to make sure I am doing it right. Thorton Company estimates its sales at 80,000 units in the first quarter and that sales will incr
Doug Iceberge, senior-in-charge of the audit at fisher industries, has decided to test the following two controls for Fisher's revenue process. 1. All sates invoices are supported by proper documentation, that is, a sales order and a shipping document. 2. All sales invoices are mathematically correct. Iceberge has decided
I need some help getting started on some research on the topic of what internal and external auditors do covering the following items: *providing information to users of the audit like investors *providing information to business owners *meeting the needs of managers *responsibilities to the audit committee *evaluating wh
Select the component of audit risk(a,b,c and d - below) that is most directly illustrated. The components may be used once, more than once, or not at all. a. engagement risk b. control risk c. detection risk d. inherent risk 1. A client fails to discover employee fraud on a timely basis because bank accounts are not
Stanley Bugg finally realized his dream and began operating Bugg's Bug Extermination as a sole proprietor. Stanley Bugg did not have the cash to purchase a truck, so he borrowed $10,000 from Sucker Bank & Trust. In exchange for the money, Stanley Bugg promised to pay the bank a monthly payment and entered into a security agree
Audit Program Development. Based on the findings of the Internal Controls Questionnaire prepare a list of audit objectives for Wal-Mart Financial Reporting Cycle for revenue.
Short term financing with Bank Loans The Hand-to-Mouth Company needs $10,000 loan for the next 90 days. It is trying to decide which of the three alternatives to use: Alternative A: Forgo the discount on its trade credit agreement that offers terms of 2/10, net 30. Alternative B: Borrow the money from Bank A, which has of
5. Generally accepted auditing standards recognize two categories of evidential matter: underlying accounting data and corroborating information. In making an audit in accordance with GAAS: a. corroborating information is always required, while underlying accounting data may be gathered under certain circumstances. b. underl
9. The Eric Manufacturing Company received its bank statement for the month ending May 31. The bank statement indicates a balance of $32,400. The cash account as of the close of business on May 31 has a balance of $8,350. In reconciling the balances, the following items are discovered. (a) Collection by bank of note for $1,
These are the question that I need help answering: 1. Review your work and the model answer. What accounts for any noticeable differences between the two? (1 paragraph) 2. What alternatives are available to the Farm Bank? (1 paragraph) 3. What would you recommend and why? (1 to 2 paragraphs) 4. Provide justification (1
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
The Bondport file at the text website will help in the solution of the following church endowment fund case study. (This is an actual situation with the original market price data preserved.) In May 1990, Local Church had an endowment fund with a market value of about $750,000. This fund was managed by a bank trust department wi
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
a. What is an audit program? b. Identify two tasks that need to be accomplished in the framework for developing an audit program. c. What essential information is generally documented in an audit program?
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?