Why Does It Take so Long to Do an Audit?

Even when done properly and quickly, audits drain time away from your team and often cause a lot of stress among those working on it. The question on everyone’s mind is “How can we get this done faster?” The answer: by mastering communication skills and being timely with every step of the process.

How to Respond to an Auditor’s Final Request List

Balancing your daily responsibilities and answering an auditor’s request list can be competing interests, but gathering those documents as early as possible will save you and your organization time and hassle during the audit.

Benefits and Tips to Closing Books on Time

We get it, not all months are smooth sailing. But when your organization relies on accurate, timely financial statements to guide decisions and discussions, the deadlines are non-negotiable. Take your monthly schedule into your own hands to make sure you’re never late closing the books.

What Happens During Preliminary Testing?

The preliminary phase of an audit teaches us about our client’s major changes throughout the year, what kinds of internal controls they use, and what strategies we may need to implement during the audit itself. This knowledge isn’t just helpful, it’s necessary to make the audit process smooth, simple, and stress-free.