Audit and Accountancy Pitfalls: A Casebook for Practising Accountants, Lawyers and Insurers

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 6, 2011 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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.

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Emile Woolf is a Fellow of the ICAEW, the CCA, the Chartered Institute of Management, and the IIA. He is also a founder member of the Academy of Experts. From 1984 to 2008, he was a partner in Kingston Smith (chartered accountants) with special responsibility for litigation, and has given evidence at trial on over 30 occasions. He is a frequent contributor to the professional press, and has written several books. He is founder of the Emile Woolf Colleges - now one of the largest accountancy training groups in the UK.

Moira Hindson is Emile Woolf’s successor as Head of Forensic Accounting Services at Kingston Smith. She is a member of the Academy of Experts, the Expert Witness Institute, the Fraud Advisory Panel, and also an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She has written several articles and has lectured to auditors and accountants on the lessons to be learned from key professional negligence cases.

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