Wiley; 2 edition (March 31, 2003) | ISBN-10: 0470842970 | ISBN-13: 978-0470842973 | 622 Pages | PDF/CHM | Rate: 5.0/5 |
Principles of External Auditing has become established as one of the leading textbooks for students studying auditing in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Striking a careful balance between theory and practice, the book describes and explains, in non-technical language, the nature of the audit function and the principles of the audit process. Principles of External Auditing is a valuable source of reference for students, practitioners, academics and laypersons alike and it also provides an ideal foundation course for those taking auditing courses at university or for professional examinations.
The book covers both UK and International Auditing Standards and relevant statute and case law. It explains the fundamental concepts of auditing and takes the reader through the various stages of the audit process. It also discusses topical aspects of auditing such as legal liability, audit risk, quality control, and the impact of information technology.
This new edition of the text has been thoroughly revised and new chapters have been provided on the conceptual framework, internal auditing and environmental audits.
Other notable features of this second edition include:
All regulatory material has been updated, e.g. new material has been provided on corporate governance.
New sections have been added covering the audit expectation-performance gap, new audit methodologies and knowledge of the business.
The latest developments in legal liability - and how to avoid it - have been covered.
From the Publisher
This book addresses the issues and principles of external auditing with specific reference to UK statutory and professional requirements. It strikes a sensible balance between the principles and practice of auditing and as such fills a gap in the market, appealing to academics and practitioners. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.