ISA 520 - Analytical Procedures
4 Hours ,27 Nov 2023,10:00 AM-2:00 PM
INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ON AUDITING 520 ANALYTICAL PROCEDURES
This International Standard on Auditing (ISA) deals with the auditor’s use of analytical procedures as substantive procedures (“substantive analytical procedures”). It also deals with the auditor’s responsibility to perform analytical procedures near the end of the audit that assist the auditor when forming an overall conclusion on the financial statements.
ISA 315 (Revised)1 deals with the use of analytical procedures as risk assessment procedures. ISA 330 includes requirements and guidance regarding the nature, timing and extent of audit procedures in response to assessed risks; these audit procedures may include substantive analytical procedures
The objectives of the auditor are:
(a)To obtain relevant and reliable audit evidence when using substantive analytical procedures
(b)To design and perform analytical procedures near the end of the audit that assist the auditor when forming an overall conclusion as to whether the financial statements are consistent with the auditor’s understanding of the entity.