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Auditing the top 5 risk areas during an audit

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Duration: 3 Hours
CPD Hours: Attendance at this seminar will secure 3 hour/s verifiable CPD points including other professional bodies (SAICA, SAIBA, ACCA, IACSA, IRBA & etc)
Course Facilitator: Lynette Badenhorst
T:  011-886-1395
E:  nerissa@probetatraining.co.za

The aim of this session is to explain to delegates the audit procedures to perform on certain selected topics in order to avoid negative IRBA inspection findings. According to the latest inspection report that was recently issued by IRBA auditors are still receiving many finding on the topics listed below: • Significant accounting and auditing estimates and judgements • Revenue • Related parties • Transactions outside the normal course of business • Journals

The following findings will be explained in detail: Significant accounting and auditing estimates and judgements • New risk assessment process for estimates • Procedures to perform to address low risk and high-risk estimates • Dealing with uncorrected misstatements • Inappropriate reliance on the work of experts • Insufficient documentation on the audit file relating to the auditor’s assessment of the reasonableness of management’s inputs and assumptions • No or insufficient independent assessment by the auditor of the appropriateness of management’s assessment of the useful life and residual value of Property, Plant and Equipment Revenue • Completeness of revenue • Direction of testing • Source documents or source data from which samples are to be selected • Assessing the completeness and accuracy of the population • The rebuttal of the presumed fraud risk in revenue recognition • Performing analytical procedures Related parties and transactions outside the normal course of business • Risk relating to fraud risk in related parties • Management override of controls • Loans to/from related parties • Audit procedures to perform to address related parties • Completeness of related parties • Related party transactions outside the normal course of business were not considered or deemed significant risks • Engagement team discussions Journals • Completeness of population • Evaluating controls over journals • Which journals to tests

The seminar will be of interest to all professional accountants in public practice who are responsible for the audits of financial statements

Due to the technical nature of this seminar no recording will be made available. Please stay logged in for the duration of the session. One assessment per delegate is included in the price.