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Auditing For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-87757-9
384 pages
June 2010
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Part I: Getting an Auditing Initiation.

Chapter 1: Taking Auditing into Account.

Chapter 2: The Role of Auditing in Public Accounting.

Chapter 3: Understanding Professional Standards and Ethics.

Part II: Performing the Initial Auditing Steps.

Chapter 4: Getting Engaged: Preparing to Conduct an Audit.

Chapter 5: Assessing Audit Risk.

Chapter 6: Collecting and Documenting Audit Evidence.

Chapter 7: Auditing a Client's Internal Controls.

Chapter 8: Sampling the Records.

Part III: Auditing How a Client Conducts Business.

Chapter 9: The Revenue Process: Auditing How a Business Makes Money.

Chapter 10: The Purchasing Process: Auditing How a Business Spends Money.

Chapter 11: The Human Resources Process: Auditing Personnel Practices.

Chapter 12: Inventory Management: Auditing How a Business Manages Its Products.

Part IV: Focusing on a Client's Finances.

Chapter 13: Auditing Fixed and Intangible Assets.

Chapter 14: Auditing Long-Term Liabilities and Stockholder Equity.

Chapter 15: Auditing Cash and Investments.

Part V: Completing the Audit.

Chapter 16: Performing Final Due Diligence.

Chapter 17: Wrapping It Up: Issuing the Report.

Chapter 18: The Spectrum of Engagement Services.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Procedures to Obtain Audit Evidence.

Chapter 20: Ten Tips to Stay Educated in Audit Procedures.