The all-in-one guide to the latest auditing standards, with clear explanations and more
Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS 2015 offers the most comprehensive coverage of auditing standards, practices, and procedures, clarifying complex guidelines in clear, easy-to-understand language. Each statement is presented individually with explanations and practice notes that highlight main ideas and mandates, giving practitioners a clearer understanding of SAS standards and how they're used. Practical illustrations, checklists and questionnaires guide readers through the auditing process, and updates are highlighted to call attention to recent changes. This useful guide includes background information that sheds light on the reasoning behind each pronouncement, as well as a comprehensive glossary that clarifies unfamiliar or nuanced terms. Coverage also includes interpretations of all new Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services Compilation and Review statements, with expert advice on remaining compliant as guidelines change.
Auditing standards guide the work of an entire industry, but these standards are frequently revised, and compliance is critical. Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS 2015 is a complete reference for the auditing professional, logically organized to allow for quick navigation.
Understand the real-world application of each standard
Learn each standard's effective date and specific mandates
Examine technical alerts, definitions, and interpretations
Develop techniques for maintaining compliance
Identifying, interpreting, and applying the many standards relevant to a particular engagement can be the most difficult part of the auditor's job. This guide simplifies the process by combining the standards, explanations, tools, and expert advice into a single, easily navigated volume. For the auditor who needs to be up to date, Wiley Practitioner's Guide to GAAS 2015 provides the latest on GAAS compliance.