Psy 230 Week 4 Case Auditing

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Question 1: Auditors should not insist that their clients accept all proposed audit adjustments even though those that have an immaterial effect on the financial report. The auditors should be suspicious of any rejection of the clients and have to investigate deeper into the suspicious accounts. Moreover, auditors should not be careless even though they have close relationships with the clients and fear that they would lose potential auditing fees. Question 2: Materiality is a concept or convention within auditing and accounting relating to the importance/significance of an amount, transaction, or discrepancy. The objective of an audit of financial statements is to enable the auditor to express an opinion whether the financial statements are prepared, in all material respects, in conformity with an identified financial reporting framework of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. In essence, materiality should function as a cut-off threshold to determine the nature of the audit testing. Auditors should not reveal its materiality level to clients because clients might take advantage of it to deceive the auditors and make its financial statement better. When the Deloitte auditors are suspicious of certain accounts, they not only can’t reveal it but also make more substantive investigation into these accounts. Question 4: Existence: the…show more content…
The cheating management is providing fake accounts and incurring inherent internal audit risks, however, it is the external auditors’ responsibility to remain a critical and suspicious thinking over these accounts and investigate any further misrepresentations in the publicly released financial statement. The audit team should also include more auditors in their discussion of the suspicious accounts and come to an integral and practical measure to dig deeper into the target company’s financial

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