The Importance of Auditor's Professional Judgement in a Global Economy

Ionescu, Octavian, Mocanu, Mihaela and Turlea, Eugeniu (2010) The Importance of Auditor's Professional Judgement in a Global Economy. Economic Sciences Series, X (2). pp. 380-383. ISSN 1582-9383

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If auditors are to continue to play a vital role in adding credibility to the financial statements, it is essential to address the risks and pressures they face in the course of an audit. The auditor’s professional judgement is a focal point of those challenges. In an increasingly globalised economy, the quality and professionalism of a business is becoming more important than ever before. The audit profession is no exception. This paper examines auditor’s professional judgement and its relationship with professionalism in the audit process. It is discovered that professional judgement is a powerful tool for the auditor and that there is a contradiction between efficiency and effectiveness in the audit practice. This article argues that the key to bring a balance to this contradiction is professional judgement.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Accounting & Quantitative Methods
Depositing User: Elle Green
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2012 11:29
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2021 23:47

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