Tax & AccountingOctober 04, 2021

5 Ways to Improve Your Audit Reviews

By: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting

Overcoming Audit Review Challenges

Without effective planning and workpaper standardization, audit reviews can become overly complicated and frustrating. A lot can go wrong when proper measures aren't taken to ensure a quality audit review. Here are just a few: 

  • Workpapers risk being misplaced.
  • Important auditing steps may get skipped.
  • Tick-marks can be indecipherable.
  • Identifying errors becomes challenging.
  • Ensuring complete accuracy is virtually impossible.
  • Poor documentation may lead to duplication of efforts.
  • The customer experience often suffers.

So, how are firms conquering these challenges? They are reviewing internal processes and using technology to hold team members accountable. In this eBook, we review the most common ways that firms can improve their audit reviews, using these new technologies and processes. 

  1. Invest in the Planning and Risk Assessment Process
  2. Emphasize the Importance of Thorough Documentation
  3. Plan to leave the Field Finished 
  4. Conduct a Regular, Thorough Internal Review Process
  5. Best Practices Are a Necessity, Not an Option

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