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Author Woolf, Emile.

Title Audit and accountancy pitfalls : a casebook for practising accountants, lawyers and insurers / Emile Woolf, Moira Hindson
Published Chichester : Wiley, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 327 pages)
Contents Audit and Accountancy Pitfalls; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Auditors' Failure to Detect Theft, Embezzlement and Financial Crime; 3 Negligent Audit Work Not Involving Theft of Company Assets; 4 Professional Pitfalls for Accountants; 5 Tax Related Claims; 6 The Disciplinary Framework; Appendix: From the archives; Glossary; Index
Summary "Avoiding Audit Pitfalls offers real case studies covering a comprehensive range of challenges and mistakes that any accountant can make during the course of their career. Focusing on everyday mistakes and failures common to auditors in all territories worldwide, the book will cover audit failures that have led to fraud going undetected as well as failure to accurately assess a firm's ability to continue. This book will appeal not only to general accountants and auditors but also to forensic accountant, and students in the field"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Print version record
Subject Accounting fraud -- Case studies.
Accounting fraud.
Auditing -- Case studies.
Forensic accounting -- Case studies.
Forensic accounting.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Hindson, Moira.
ISBN 0470971509 (electronic bk.)
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