Wiley's Student GAAS Guide / Edition 2

Wiley's Student GAAS Guide / Edition 2

by Dan M. Guy, D. R. Carmichael
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471375713

ISBN-13: 9780471375715

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

* Unlike other GAAS guides, this publication is written for students and provides understandable explanations of fundamental requirements and objectives of the SASs, SSAEs and SSARSs.
* Students are taught how to apply the authoritative statements. Sections are divided into easy-to-understand parts, including a Test Your Knowledge feature, which contains

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Overview

* Unlike other GAAS guides, this publication is written for students and provides understandable explanations of fundamental requirements and objectives of the SASs, SSAEs and SSARSs.
* Students are taught how to apply the authoritative statements. Sections are divided into easy-to-understand parts, including a Test Your Knowledge feature, which contains discussion questions and answers.
* This guide was developed to be used as supplementary text in the first auditing course, or as a core text in the advanced auditing course.
* In addition, it is certain to be useful to individuals preparing for the CPA examination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471375715
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Edition description:
2000/2001 Edition
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:The Auditor's Responsibilities and Functions, Introduction to GAAS and the General Standards.

Appointment of the Independent Auditor.

Illegal Acts by Clients.

Consideration of Internal Control in a Financial Statement Audit.

Evidential Matter.

Analytical Procedures.

The Confirmation Process.

Working Papers.

The Auditor's Consideration of an Entity's Ability to Continue as a Going Concern.

Auditing Accounting Estimates.

Consistency of Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Adequacy of Disclosure in Financial Statements.

Association With Financial Statements.

Dating of the Independent Auditor's Report.

Restricting the Use of an Auditor's Report.

Required Supplementary Information.

Subsequent Events.

Reports on the Application of Accounting Principles.

Letters for Underwriters and Certain Other Requesting Parties.

Attestation Standards.

Financial Forecasts and Projections.

Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements.

Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A).

Compilation Reports on Financial Statements Included in Certain Prescribed Forms.

Communications Between Predecessor and Successor Accountants.

Index.

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