Beginning Apollo Auditing Report
Jennifer L. Gray
ACC 546: Auditing
January 2, 2012
University of Phoenix
Professor: Eddie Loussararian
TO: Larry Lancaster, Chairman, President, and CEO of Apollo Shoes, Inc.
FROM: JLGray and Associates Accounting Firm
DATE: January 2, 2012
SUBJECT: Beginning the Audit Report, which includes: The Engagement Letter, The Engagement Checklist, and The Outline of the Timeframes and Milestones of the Audit.
Dear Mr. Lancaster,
This letter is to validate the understanding of the conception for the objectives and terms of the upcoming auditing procedure for Apollo Shoes, Inc. Our firm is pleased to carry on with your company and perform the audit of the year ending on December 31, 2011. Our associates and staff members would like to confirm the audit objectives, terms, limitations, and nature of the services provided for this arrangement.
The underline of our services will cover auditing financial statements that include the income statement, balance sheets, statement of retained earnings, and the statement of cash flows. The financial audits will make sure that financial statements are administered according to General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Since investors, creditors, managers, and government agencies use these statements, it is imperative for our auditors to ensure all financial statements conform to GAAP (Arens, Elder, & Beasley, 2006). The audit team will also examine and work out the operational performance by studying well-defined parts of the organization and sort out the effectiveness and efficiency of operation activities
on the financial statements.
Our firm will gladly attest reasonable, but not comprehensive, assurance services that are performed by professional auditors to advance the credibility of internal controls, IT systems, financial statements, compliance with regulation and human resource practices. Our auditors will transmit conclusion reports that will...