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Audit and Assurance

Auditing and Assurance Toolkit (CA Proficiency 2)

Front cover of Auditing and Assurance ToolkitAuthor: Chartered Accountants Ireland

Summary: Part of the Storyline series developed by Chartered Accountants Ireland Education, this toolkit leads the student through a series of real-life tasks with fictitious clients in order to apply theory and practical experience. Solutions are provided in full to the client cases and tasks.

Advanced Auditing and Assurance

Author: Louise Kelly

SummaryDesigned as a textbook for students on Chartered Accountants Ireland FAE Elective audit programme, Advanced Auditing and Assurance will also serve as a useful guide for auditing practitioners, both in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.


Procedures for Quality Audit for Charities 2012 (ROI

PQA for Charities 2012 ROIA must have for auditors of charities in the Republic of Ireland, 'Procedures for Quality Audit for Charities 2012 (Republic of Ireland)', is a tailored audit programme which is compact, relevant, timely, and focuses specifically on the real issues directly affecting these entities.


FRC Standards and Guidance 2015 – Ireland Edition

FRC Standards and Guidance 2015 PUBLISHING MARCH 2015

Author: Financial Reporting Council 

Summary: This edition of Standards and Guidance contains all the FRC audit and assurance standards in issue at 1 February 2015, selected guidance documents and a summary of the FRC’s activities during 2014.

External Auditing and Assurance: An Irish Textbook 2nd Edition

Nolan and Nangle: External Auditing and Assurance 2ed

Authors: Martin Nolan and Christine Nangle
Summary: This unique Irish textbook covers the entire audit process undertaken by independent external auditors culminating in their Independent Auditor’s Report. It is designed to inform students about the background to auditing, and then lead them in detail through the practicalities of auditing. Uniquely, the text emphasises helping students to understand the context in which the audit process takes place by relating the principles discussed to the relevant sections of the financial statements being audited. Accordingly, a full set of Financial Statements based on IFRS is included in the text.

This 2nd Edition has been rewritten to enhance clarity, include up-to-date, real life examples and to reflect current auditing and financial reporting standards. 

Four full new chapters have been added to the text, on: ethics and corporate governance; the audit process; using the work of others; and group audits. An extended introduction has also been added, which includes a significant section on current and future developments in auditing and assurance.

Procedures for Quality Audit 2010 (ROI & NI)

PQA 2010Procedures for Quality Audit (PQA) 2010 has been updated to reflect the clarified International Standards on Auditing (UK & Ireland) (clarified ISAs), which were issued in October 2009 by the Auditing Practices Board, and which apply to audits of financial statements for periods ending on or after 15 December 2010.


Sample Audit File

Sample Audit FileDon’t tell me – show me! Would you like real tangible guidance on what documentation to put on an audit file? Written using our landmark toolkit, Procedures for Quality Audit (PQA) 2010, the ‘Sample Audit File’ will demonstrate how to compile an audit file using the work programmes in PQA 2010.



Audit Procedures for Credit Unions 2012 (NI)

Audit Procedures for Credit Unions 2012 (NI)Important new toolkit - to reflect changes due to the transfer of regulation of Northern Ireland Credit Unions to the FSA.

The toolkit aims to assist in the direction and documentation of the firm’s audit of credit unions and can be used to develop a work programme suitable for the particular needs of an individual credit union client.


Property Management Company PQAs 2011 ROI

Property Management PQAs 2011 ROIAudit Procedures for Owners’ Management Companies* in the Republic of Ireland (* As defined by the MUD Act). This toolkit has been specifically customised for the audit of Owners’ Management Companies, leaving no irrelevant questions, checklists or work programmes.


Procedures for Quality Audit for Insurance Brokers 2010 ROI

PQAs for Insurance Brokers 2010 ROINow … add Clarity to your audit of Insurance Brokers

A must have for auditors of Insurance Brokers, ‘Procedures for Quality Audit for Insurance Brokers 2010 (Republic of Ireland)’, is a tailored audit programme which is compact, relevant, timely, and focuses specifically on the real issues directly affecting these entities.



A Manual on Audit 2nd Edition

A Manual on AuditA Manual on Audit, 2nd Edition, is an essential handbook for those audit practitioners who need guidance for themselves and their personnel. A customised text which is easy-to-use, it considers the audit process sequentially, practically and in detail. In five main parts, and over 29 chapters it covers:

  • The Background to Auditing
  • Audit Acceptance and Planning
  • Audit Execution
  • Audit File Review and Completion
  • Audit Reporting.

'Micro' Audit Sample File

Micro Sample Audit File

A short but compliant example of an audit file for a very small company. ‘It’s not the big audits that give me all the headaches – it’s the tiny ones…’ How often have we heard this complaint from practitioners? Although a company may be very small in size, it can, for a number of reasons, require an audit. Written using our landmark toolkit, Procedures for Quality Audit (PQA) 2010, the ‘Micro’ Sample Audit File demonstrates how to compile an audit file for this type of company.

Family Business book coverRecommended Reading
Family Business - A Survival Guide
By Kieran McCarthy

Family businesses can be found in every sector of the economy, in all shapes and sizes. Regardless of size, however, running a successful family business brings unique challenges which can affect its chances of survival and the transition to the next generation.

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Chartered Accountatns HouseChartered Accountants House, home of Chartered Accountants Ireland, is Dublin's newest and best equipped conferencing centre for business. Our facilities are now open and we invite you to visit.


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