Future of Practice Monitoring Paper
Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) Initiative
Today's business environment is increasingly complex and fast-paced. The paper titled "Evolving the CPA Profession’s Peer Review Program for the Future: A provocative vision of what practice monitoring could become," released on December 15, 2014, puts forth a Concept that would transform peer review. Marrying human oversight with technology, the Concept would cover both internal and external monitoring of firm activities to encompass all accounting, auditing and attestation engagements firms perform for private entities.
Highlighting potential quality risk indicators and detecting engagement issues earlier,
Reviewing all firms that perform accounting, auditing and attestation engagements, and
Monitoring all engagements subject to review.
The Concept will change and develop based on your feedback. In addition, as technology advances, the Concept will be continually adjusted and refined.
Input and feedback on the Concept is due June 15, 2015. You can provide your feedback on the AICPA Community site or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evolving the CPA Profession's Peer Review Program for the Future
What could practice monitoring look like in the future? A new concept paper reimagines the CPA profession's peer review program. This video highlights the concept and describes the purposely provocative vision.
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