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impact of audit frequency on the quality of internal control

Russell M. Barefield

impact of audit frequency on the quality of internal control

by Russell M. Barefield

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Published by American Accounting Association in Sarasota, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auditing,
  • Corporations -- Auditing

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Russell M. Barefield.
    SeriesStudies in accounting research -- no. 11., Studies in accounting research -- 11.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17637455M
    LC Control Number75021770

    The purpose of this study is to examine types of internal control weaknesses and their impact on a company, specifically their contribution to fraud activities. One company was selected as a study case, and a mixed method of data collection and. Internal Control Objectives. Internal Control objectives are desired goals or conditions for a specific event cycle which, if achieved, minimize the potential that waste, loss, unauthorized use or misappropriation will occur. They are conditions which we want the system of internal control to satisfy.

    Full population our logic says frequency was similar to monthly control, therefore select sample size of 3.%0AHowever, our external auditors (E-and-Y) had a different set of rules for As-needed sample sizes.%0ASample size = 10% of population. client and therefore, will provide higher quality of audit. Ebrahim (), states that the results of some empirical papers have provided additional support for the use of auditor size as a proxy for audit quality. Davidson (), used an indirect method to support the argument that size is a good proxy for audit quality.

    Effectively responding to stakeholder needs. Results from our Global Chief Audit Executive Survey showed that only 28 percent of chief audit executives (CAEs) believe their functions have strong impact and influence in their organizations. And 16 percent felt that internal audit had little to no impact at all. So we’ve identified nine proven ways CAEs can effectively respond to. He is the author of The Little Book of Local Government Fraud Prevention and Preparation of Financial Statements & Compilation Engagements. He frequently speaks at continuing education events. Charles is the quality control partner for McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks & Co. where he provides daily audit and accounting assistance to over 65 CPAs.


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