Financial statement audits play a critical role in creating and maintaining investor confidence and can unlock valuable insights into the business.
Financial statements audits play a critical role in maintaining investor confidence.
We believe that independent auditors perform the valuable role of being a trusted intermediary between the providers of business information and the users of that information. In the wake of the economic crises and scandals of the past few years, we believe independent auditors are on the cusp of a transformative change. Stakeholders are demanding more transparency, and we are responding - changing how we operate, being proactive in listening to our stakeholders, and embracing Data & Analytics and new processes that are enabling us to make audit more relevant and continue to raise the bar on quality.
Innovation is not a concept traditionally associated with audit. But it is at the heart of our strategy in responding to the unprecedented challenges and opportunities we face as auditors. Core to our mission is acknowledging the responsibility we have as auditors to society and the capital markets. Innovations that lead to enhanced audit quality, like our application of LEAN methodologies to the audit, are important to the organisations we serve.
High quality, independent financial statement audits are essential to maintaining investor confidence. Our Audit professionals are committed to the public interest. These experienced professionals seek to challenge assumptions and unlock valuable insights based on a thorough understanding of an organisation’s business and industry, and innovative audit methodologies and approaches.
A KPMG Audit provides both independent assurance and insight that goes beyond the audit opinion. It is challenging in its objectivity and supportive through its identification of emerging risks.
What's on your mind?
Bringing you peace of mind
KPMG's audit is based on understanding a client's business drivers and risks. This approach delivers a robust and thorough audit that focuses on the most relevant areas. There are four key phases in the process:
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