Accounting, Auditing & Attest Services

9 Strategies to Increase Audit Quality
 

9 Strategies to Increase Audit Quality

Posted: January 6, 2017
How can you ensure your practice doesn't get sued by an audit client or face a regulatory enforcement action? Follow these nine recommendations for boosting the quality of your audit practice.


7 Keys for Auditors’ Success In a Changing Environment
 

7 Keys for Auditors’ Success In a Changing Environment

Posted: December 8, 2016
Auditors' efforts in certain key areas have led to improved quality in audits, according to the PCAOB Director of Registration & Inspections, who also identified additional skills and actions that can help auditors succeed as political leadership and standards change.

Tips for First-Year Auditors
 

Tips for First-Year Auditors

Posted: November 14, 2016
for a new auditor, the first busy season can be an exciting time and a fantastic opportunity for professional growth. Here are suggestions for new auditors and those who nurture their development.


Goodbye A-133, Hello Uniform Guidance: What You Need to Know
 

Goodbye A-133, Hello Uniform Guidance: What You Need to Know

Posted: October 14, 2016
The Uniform Guidance requires a government-wide audit quality study once every six years. The first study will likely occur in 2019 or 2020 and will include single audits submitted to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse as early as 2018 (meaning certain 2017 year-end single audits could be included in the scope of the study).

9 Habits of Effective Audit Committee Members
 

9 Habits of Effective Audit Committee Members

Posted: October 3, 2016
Audit committees are responsible for wading through the gray area in every company with respect to the law, best practices and business ethics. Here are nine habits that all effective audit committees have in common.

Revised Quality Control Practice Aid Now Available
 

Revised Quality Control Practice Aid Now Available

Posted: September 26, 2016
Part of the AICPA's Enhancing Audit Quality initiative, an Audit and Accounting Practice Aid intended to help practitioners develop policies and procedures that comprise a firm’s system of quality control, is available online at no charge. The revised Practice Aid is easily customizable and includes enhanced guidance.

6 Imperatives That Can Propel Internal Audit
 

6 Imperatives That Can Propel Internal Audit

Posted: August 9, 2016
Survey responses from board members serving on audit committees revealed six “imperatives of interest” that would prompt committees to think broadly, go beyond assurance, and make sure chief audit executives are in a position to meet committee and board expectations.

 Improve Your Firm
 

Improve Your Firm's Audit Business Through Routine Maintenance

Posted: July 26, 2016
One reason auditing firms don’t embrace change is that they can’t always see the negative impact of clinging to the status quo. Use this quick diagnostic test to see if you might be past due for some audit business maintenance.

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