“Audit Risk and Fraud” Please respond to the following:
- Create a scenario in which a company conceals financial fraud from the auditing firm through the use of information technology, and suggest at least one (1) way in which an auditing firm can minimize its exposure to this risk.
- According to the text, planning an audit involves establishing the overall audit strategy for the engagement and developing an audit plan in an attempt to reduce audit risk to an acceptable level. Select a balance sheet account or income statement account, and discuss the type of audit procedure that would produce the most reliable evidence for that account balance. Defend your position.