Category Archives: Audit

Bank Branch Audit Queries – Ask from Expert Panel of ICAI

AUDITING AND ASSURANCE STANDARDS BOARD CONSTITUTES EXPERT PANEL FOR ADDRESSING BANK BRANCH AUDIT RELATED QUERIES FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2016-17 Dear Members, The bank audit season is around the corner. Given the fact that the banking industry is typical in terms of its geographical and customer spread, the volume and varied nature of products and… Read More »

Handbook on Statutory Audit of Bank 2017 Edition Book -M.Siva Ram Prasad

HAND BOOK ON STATUTORY AUDIT OF BANK 2017 edition Book by M.Siva Ram Prasad Key features of This Book – Handbook on Statutory Audit of Bank 2017 Edition Statutory Central Audit. Statutory Branch Audit. Check list cum Audit Programmes. Reporting Requirements. Disclosure Requirements and Formats. Regulatory requirement of RBI. You can buy this Book for Rs… Read More »

Secretarial Audit – Dimensions and Deliverables – Book

Secretarial Audit – Dimensions and Deliverables by CCH A Wolters Kluwer  The Companies Act, 2013 introduced the concept of Secretarial Audit for bigger companies, with effect from April 1, 2014. Secretarial Audit gives necessary comfort to the stakeholders that the affairs of the company are being managed in accordance with the statutory requirements. Further, it… Read More »

How Auditor should do documentation to safeguard himself -Book -Evidence Your Audit

Evidence Your Audit- An Exhaustive Guide to Audit Documentation by Khurshed Noshir Pastakia The publication on Audit Documentation focusses on “How the Auditor should do the documentation to safeguard himself”. Documentation is a double-edged sword. If what is documented evidences that the audit was planned and performed to meet the standards on auditing, it can sturdily… Read More »

Exposure Draft of Revised SA 720- The Auditor’s Responsibilities Relating to Other Information

Exposure Draft of Revised SA 720, “The Auditor’s Responsibilities Relating to Other Information” for Comments Scope of this SA 1. This Standard on Auditing (SA) deals with the auditor’s responsibilities relating to other information, whether financial or non-financial information (other than financial statements and the auditor’s report thereon), included in an entity’s annual report. An… Read More »

Demonetization impact on Audit Report for FY 2016-17

 Demonetization impact on Audit Report for FY 2016-17 In one of the historical reforms of the economy of India, Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes were banned effective from Tuesday midnight i.e on midnight of 08.11.2016 Demonetization impact on Audit Report : Notifications of Govt of India Before Audit , Auditor needs to have read… Read More »

Free Download Guidance Note on Audit of Consolidated Financial Statements (Revised 2016)

Guidance Note on Audit of Consolidated Financial Statements (Revised 2016) The Auditing and Assurance Standards Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, in 2003, had issued the Guidance Note on Audit of Consolidated Financial Statements to provide guidance to the members undertaking audits of consolidated financial statements. Since the issuance of this Guidance… Read More »

Concurrent Audit of Banks Checklist

Concurrent Audit of Banks – Checklist To carry the concurrent audit assignment successfully, it is necessary for auditor to familiarize himself with following: Compliance of RBI Guidelines relating to Concurrent Audit System in Commercial Banks Submission of Long Form Audit Report (LFAR) by Concurrent Auditors Concurrent Auditors to submit  NPA review reports (Specimen of the Review Report) Scope… Read More »

6 New / Revised Standards on Auditing by ICAI

 New / Revised Standards on Auditing Revised SA 700, Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements. New SA 701, Communicating Key Audit Matters in the Independent Auditor’s Report. Revised SA 705, Modifications to the Opinion in the Independent Auditor’s Report. Revised SA 706, Emphasis of Matter Paragraphs and Other Matter Paragraphs in the Independent… Read More »

Finacle commands for Bank Audit

Finacle commands Selective Finacle menu options / Finacle commands for your ready reference.Few commands vary from Bank to Bank but most of them are common to all Banks using Finacle as their as their CBS application SL COMMANDS/MENUS Function of the Finacle Menu 1. AALI A/c Abnormal Limits/Details Inquiry 2. ABMR Report of Accounts Below… Read More »

Forensic Audit

Forensic Audit   Introduction With the growing complexity of business environment and other complex issues of financial market, cases of scams and financial irregularities are on a spree. None the less, these scams are highly affecting the Indian business environment and thus act as a key factor for downgrading the Indian economy. Subsequently the number of… Read More »