discuss the entity, industry, and economy-level factors that the auditor should consider when planning the audit for this entity.
The financial statements for public companies are reported on form 10-K and are available on the Securities and Exchange Commission website. www.sec.gov/search/search.htm
When planning the audit, the auditor needs to gain an understanding of the entity’s structure and its business environment. To do this, the auditor focuses on identifying potential risks that may have a significant effect on the financial statements. Select the most recent set of audited annual financial statements for a U.S. public company. After reviewing the entity’s financial statements, discuss the entity, industry, and economy-level factors that the auditor should consider whenplanning the audit for this entity.
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You are a new staff associate on an engagement team that is auditing one of your accounting firm’s biggest clients. You overhear your audit manager making lunch plans with the client’s internal audit director to discuss a job opportunity within the company’s internal audit group. Describe what you would do in this scenario and why. Where would