financial audit

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: audit - an attestation that the client's financial statement is accuratefinancial audit - an attestation that the client's financial statement is accurate
attestation report, attestation service - a consulting service in which a CPA expresses a conclusion about the reliability of a written statement that is the responsibility of someone else
audit, audited account - an inspection of the accounting procedures and records by a trained accountant or CPA
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Contract notice: Provision of External Audit Services to E-Act.
Ministry's external audit sector has launched an initiative deploying drones to monitor quarry and crusher operators to ensure that regulations are being observed.
This is in sharp contrast to the position described in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) in which the SEC was to require an external audit of a company's internal control system--a requirement that frustrated filers.
ACCOUNTANCY firm-Beever and Struthers has been appointed by the Greater Merseyside Connexions Partnership to provide external audit and corporation tax services.
This paper discusses issues relating to ways in which external auditors rely on internal audit work, the impact of such reliance on external audit fees, and facilitating reliance.
The third party, external audit is designed to minimize these unpleasant surprises.
Surviving an external audit can be stressful, but by following some simple rules, the process can be manageable.
However, should the SEC continue the 404 audit requirement, the committee recommends a more cost-effective auditing standard limited to an external audit of the design and implementation of internal controls.
Clearly, we think CalPERS needs more oversight and I think his request for an external audit is not only warranted, but long overdue,'' Coupal said.
The best thing about Sarbanes-Oxley is that it's provided a language of control that business, finance, IT and internal and external audit all agree upon.
Supervisory guidance is also provided on the independence of accountants, especially those who provide both internal and external audit services to institutions.
ETR will then share that data with index providers, relevant government and oversight entities, and approved external audit firms.

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