Peer Review Feedback -- Some Frequently-Encountered Deficiencies
In the peer review process, peer reviewers document areas where firms encounter difficulties in complying with attest engagement technical literature requirements
Published on June 05, 2013
Statements on Quality Control Recent Peer Review Findings
This report focuses on peer review issues identified with implementation of the AICPA’s statements on quality control, and more specifically Statement on Quality Control Standards (SQCS) No. 8, A Firm’s System of Quality...
Published on October 22, 2014
Preparing for Peer Reviews Some Current Issues
As practitioners are performing current-year attest engagements, they might want to be aware of some issues that most likely will be subject to increased scrutiny during their next peer review
Published on March 02, 2011
Compilation & Review Engagements Focusing on Some Current Peer Review Matters
...practitioners are in the second cycle of performing and reporting on compilation and review engagements using the requirements within SSARS No. 19, they might want to be aware of some issues that will be receiving a heightened level of scrutiny when they are going through their peer reviews
Published on December 21, 2011
Not For Profit Entities Recent Peer Review Findings
The AICPA Peer Review team recently released examples of matters identified in peer reviews related to not-for-profit entities. This report covers some of the more commonly identified issues, including tax disclosures...
Published on September 17, 2014
The Clarified Auditing Standards Focusing on Some Initial Peer Review Findings
As auditors begin planning and performing calendar-year 2013 financial statement audits, they will be in the second cycle of using the new authoritative guidance that became effective for audits of financial statements for periods ending on or after December 15, 2012.
Published on December 18, 2013
Some Continuing Issues in Compilation & Review Engagements
...AICPA updates and compiles a listing of recurring deficiencies where the deficiencies are frequently-encountered in practice, and where the issues often are noted as a result of the peer review process
Published on January 07, 2009
Benefit Plan Audits Addressing Some Common Deficiencies
As practitioners are planning and performing current-year benefit plan audits, they might want to consider some frequently-encountered audit deficiencies that have been noted in these type engagements.
Published on July 20, 2011
Planning & Performing Audit Engagements Focusing on Some Frequently-Encountered Deficiencies
The Audit Risk Alert, General Accounting and Auditing Developments—2013/14, should prove to be a useful tool in helping auditors identify significant risks that may result in the material misstatement of financial statements.
Published on November 20, 2013
Employee Benefit Plan Audit Update DOL Developments and New Reporting and Disclosure Recommendations
Recently, the Employee Benefits Plan Security Administration has performed an assessment of firm quality based on firm size and provided their findings and suggestions. In addition, the Financial Reporting Executive Committee of the AICPA released an overhaul of the Employee Benefit Plan Accounting and Auditing Guide that includes several financial
Published on July 16, 2014