Auditors are under scrutiny in Australia and the UK, but where does their responsibility lie in preventing fraud and company collapse?
The auditing profession is under pressure due to changing expectations, technological shifts and increasing competition; but could these pressures be the catalyst for audit's reinvention?
Sheer passion for accounting and auditing has helped Roger Simnett FCPA rise to the top of his profession.
As the June reporting season looms, auditors have received further guidance on reporting climate change risk.
New technologies have the potential to take over much of the routine compliance work performed by accountants and auditors. How will that affect the accounting profession?
With the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) increasing its compliance activities to reduce what it has identified as an $8.7 billion gap between what it has collected from individual taxpayers and what it should have collected, it may be tempting to consider any old tax audit insurance product. Here’s what accountants should know about junk insurance.
A legal precedent may be set for SMSF auditors after a court found a second auditor responsible for the lion’s share of an SMSF’s losses.
Is there a better way to tackle audit quality concerns? CPA Australia takes a look at the work underway globally. Here's what the issues are.
A healthy dose of scepticism is a necessity for an effective audit but personal and professional barriers often stand in the way. Here's what you need to know.
The ATO is clamping down on SMSF auditors who fail to comply with their obligation to ensure audit independence.