Auditing for Dummies®

Auditing for Dummies®

Author(s): Maire Loughran

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011 04:10PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470530719

Online ISBN: 9781118269268

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269268

About this Book

The easy way to master the art of auditing

Want to be an auditor and need to hone your investigating skills? Look no further. This friendly guide gives you an easy-to-understand explanation of auditing - from gathering financial statements and accounting information to analyzing a client's financial position. Packed with examples, it gives you everything you need to ace an auditing course and begin a career today.

  • Auditing 101 - get a crash course in the world of auditing and a description of the types of tasks you'll be expected to perform during a typical day on the job
  • It's risky business - find out about audit risk and arm yourself with the know-how to collect the right type of evidence to support your decisions
  • Auditing in the real world - dig into tons of sample business records to perform your first audit
  • Focus on finances - learn how both ends of the financial equation - balance sheet and income statement - need to be presented on your client's financial statements
  • Seal the deal - get the lowdown on how to wrap up your audit and write your opinion
  • After the audit - see the types of additional services that may be asked of you after you've issued your professional opinion

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Getting an Auditing Initiation

  2. Part II: Performing the Initial Auditing Steps

  3. Part III: Auditing How a Client Conducts Business

  4. Part IV: Focusing on a Client's Finances

  5. Part V: Completing the Audit

  6. Part VI: The Part of Tens

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