This course summarizes six Clarified Statements on Auditing Standards and discusses how to apply them to auditing procedures. Helpful examples of correspondence letters required by these standards also are included in the course. The Clarified Statements on Auditing Standards covered include: AU-C Section 210, Terms of Engagements; AU-C Section 260, The Auditor's Communication with Those Charged with Governance; AU-C Section 505, External Confirmations; AU-C Section 580, Written Representations; AU-C Section 265, Communicating Internal Control Related Matters Identified in an Audit; and AU-C Section 501, Audit Evidence - Specific Considerations for Selected Items (litigation, claims, and assessments involving the entity).
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize terminology associated with and the requirements of the Clarified Auditing Standards pertaining to certain audit correspondence in AU-C Sections 210, 260, 505, 580, and 501
- Identify practical ways to perform procedures and apply the requirements pertaining to AU-C Sections 210, 260, 505, 580, and 501
- Identify appropriate audit procedures and prepare audit correspondence for engagement letters, written communications to persons charged with governance, accounts receivable confirmations, management representation letters, internal control letters, and lawyers letters
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