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The Audit Report Writing Mindset

  March 16 2016

Perhaps the most challenging part of an auditor’s role is the communicating of results in order to achieve effective remediation of any control deficiencies. Audit reports are, perhaps, the most critical part of the audit process and typically come at the end of the process when schedules are stretched, deadlines are approaching, pressure is on and the report becomes a n...;

IFRS vs. GAAP - What does this have to do with the financial crisis?

  May 21 2014

In the G-20 summit (the richest 20 countries on this planet), and in the midst of the financial crisis the world was facing, leaders were discussing accounting rules!! Not debits and credits! I don't think they go into that detail! But what they are demanding from the accounting profession is to come up with one set of accounting rules that all companies can use regardless of their location. OK,.....;

The Magic word in Excel 2007 - PIVOT TABLES

  May 21 2014

How often are you asked to prepare reports? always!? and I bet one of the ways you retrieve the data is by importing or copying the raw data from your system and pasting it to Excel. then you insert rows, columns, move cells, highlight cells, delete some unneeded data, are lost and you start over!!! Pivot Tables comes to the rescue. I can truly say that Pivot Tables is the most effici...;