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1
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What should be included for the Auditor’s address?

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The City and State where located

2
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What is Management Responsible for in regards to the Financial Statements?

A

Preparation and Fair Presentation of Financial Statements in accordance with the Applicable Financial Reporting Framework

3
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What is Management Responsible for in regards to Internal Control?

A

Internal Control Design, Implementation, Maintenance

4
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What are the headings in the Audit Report for an Unmodified Opinion?

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(TIM-AA) Title; Introduction; Management Responsibility; Auditor Responsibility; Audit Opinion

5
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What are the headings in the Audit Report for an Modified Opinion?

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(TIMA-BA) Title; Introduction; Management Responsibility; Auditor Responsibility; Basis for (Modified) Opinion; Audit Opinion

6
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In an Unmodified Opinion with Emphasis-of-Matter / Other-Matter sections, what is the order of the headings?

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(TIM-AA EMO) Title; Introduction; Management Responsibility; Auditor Responsibility; Audit Opinion; Emphasis-of-Matter; Other-Matter

7
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What are the requirements for referencing a Component Auditor in the Audit Report?

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Component Financial Statements must be prepared using same Financial Reporting Framework as the Group Financial Statements; Component Auditor must have performed audit in accordance with GAAS or PCAOB Standards.

8
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What must the Group Engagement Partner do if they assume responsibility for the Component Auditor’s work?

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Perform additional audit procedures; Be involved in Component Auditors work; Perform Risk Assessment procedures; Assess Risk of Material Misstatement

9
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What standards govern SSARS engagements?

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Compilations are governed by SSARS (Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services)

10
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Which clients can have compilation engagements?

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Non-SEC (non-public) registrants only.

11
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What is a Compilation?

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Accountant puts together financial statements with information PROVIDED BY MANAGEMENT. No opinion is expressed and no assurances are given. Independence is not required.

12
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What disclosures are required for Compilation engagements?

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Disclosures not necessary must state that they are not included

13
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What standards govern Review engagements?

A

SSARS (Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services)

14
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What type of assurance is given in a Review engagement?

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Reviews give limited assurance.

15
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What procedures are required for Review engagements?

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Analytical procedures are required for reviews. Compare results to documented predictions.

16
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What is a Review engagement?

A

Financial statements are presented with no opinion expressed- and limited assurances are given. Independence is required for a review engagement.

17
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What is a Forecast?

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A prospective financial statement that uses normal circumstances. General and limited use allowed.

18
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What is a Projection?

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A prospective financial statement using hypothetical situations. Only limited use by the client is allowed.

19
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What are the requirements for Agreed Upon Procedures?

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Independence is required; Only limited use by the client is allowed.

20
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What disclosures are required for remote likelihood of losses?

A

No disclosure required.

21
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What disclosure is required for a probable loss contingency?

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Accrue if estimable. Emphasis-of-Matter paragraph if not estimable.

22
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What disclosure is made if a loss contingency is reasonably possible?

A

Auditor assesses need for Emphasis-of-Matter paragraph based on loss likelihood.

23
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How is a gain contingency reported?

A

Gain contingencies are not reported.

24
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How does an immaterial GAAP issue affect the audit opinion?

A

It doesn’t. Opinion is Unmodified.

25
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How does a very material GAAP issue affect the Audit Report?

A

Modified-Adverse Opinion is issued. Emphasis-of-Matter paragraph is added after Opinion paragraph.

26
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How do GAS standards compare to GAAS?

A

GAS is more strict than GAAS.

27
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What is required under the Single Audit Act?

A

An audit performed under governmental auditing standards (GAS). A report on internal control is required. GAAS and GAS don’t require the I/C report.