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Explaining the Financial Statement Audit Process to the Non-auditorCOURSE ID: APNA
DESCRIPTION

The financial statement audit process can be confusing to public accountants, but particularly to non-auditors, including the auditees themselves. The purpose of this course is to use plain language to lay out the major steps and key considerations in a financial statement audit, easily understood by accountants and non-accountants alike.

DESIGNED FOR: Public accountants, industry accountants and non-accountants who wish to have a basic understanding of the financial statement audit processFIELD OF STUDY: AuditingLEVEL: BasicPREREQUISITES: NoneCOURSE PRODUCER: Business Learning InstituteCREDITS: 2.0OBJECTIVES:
  • Describe the major phases of the financial statement audit process
  • Explain the responsibilities of the auditor vs. the responsibilities of management and governance
  • Discuss the critical key judgments that an auditor makes during the course of the audit
HIGHLIGHTS:

* The underlying audit objective, and why entities receive financial statement audits
* Responsibilities assumed by the external auditor in an audit engagement
* Responsibilities that must be retained by management and governance of the reporting entity
* Important steps and judgments made during each major phase of the financial statement audit

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