We believe that a collaborative working relationship throughout the engagement will facilitate a successful audit. It is our intention to involve you, our management, in every step of the audit process so that you will understand what we are doing and why we are doing it.
Although every audit is unique, the audit process is similar for most engagements and generally consists of four phases:
- Field Work
Your involvement is critical at each stage of the audit process. As in any special project, an audit results in a certain amount of time being diverted from your department’s usual routine. One of our key objectives is to minimize the disruption of routine activities.
Generally the following process will occur once a department, area, process, or other activity is selected for audit.