Auditor – meaning

Auditor - meaning

The auditor is the name of the person who conducts the audit, usually the engagement partner or other members of the engagement, or, as applicable to the firm.

The auditor is responsible for planning, collecting audit evidence and issuing the audit reports. For financial statement audits, the auditor is usually someone with a qualification in financial accounting and who is approved by a professional body or laws to practice auditing. read more

Engagement partner – meaning

Engagement partner - meaning

The engagement partner is the partner or another person in the audit firm who is responsible for audit engagement and its performance, and for auditor’s report that is issued on behalf of the firm, and who were required, has the appropriate authority from a professional, legal or regulatory body. read more

The precondition for an audit – meaning

The precondition to audit - meaning

The precondition to audit are conditions in which auditors must satisfy themselves that they are complied with before accepting the audit engagement.

There ate two preconditions for an audit:

First, the audited client must use the acceptable financial reporting framework in the preparation of its financial statements. An acceptable financial reporting framework involves the use of acceptable accounting standards such as IFRS, IPSAS, and GAAP depending on the nature of the audited entity and the laws and regulations in which the entity operates. read more

Audit strategy- meaning

Journalizing - meaning

Audit strategy is the overall plan of the audit which sets the direction, scope, and timing of the whole audit process. Audit strategy is set at the beginning of the audit and is a vital part of the audit planning process. read more