What are your reporting responsibilities to the Board of Directors or audit committee?
Reporting responsibilities to the Board of Directors or audit committee includes:
1) Addressing any risk areas or areas of concern: The areas of risk or any concern that are relevant to the financial report and audit is required to be informed timely.
2) Ensuring access to directors and audit committee: There need to be an open dialogue between the auditor and the board of directors and audit committee on matters that are likely to impact the financial report, the audit and audit quality.
3) Addressing areas of accounting: The accounting estimates, accounting records, accounting treatments, financial reporting systems and processes need to be considered and addressed are included in the reporting responsibilities
4) Maintaining auditor independence: This is to ensure that the independence of audit committee is not compromised
5) Quality and standard: The auditor committee need to be demonstrated a commitment to quality in audit, and the application of high ethical standards