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Unformatted text preview: proximity to auditor’s home? 3. Training and mentoring of staff 4. Initial introduction and briefing of staff 5. Timetable for completion of major segments of the audit 6. Conference with client (establish rapport; develop relationship) 1. Audit objectives 2. Need to client staff time 3. Schedules to be prepared by staff 4. Other issue likely to create contention like the state of the records when the auditor arrives 5. If initial year, discuss need to audit beginning A/C balances 6. Discuss fee and retainer arrangement 2. Preliminary survey of client information system 3. Special situations (other audit firm, IA reliance, spet)...
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- Fall '08
- W.R. Knechel, Determine audit fee