Apollo Shoes Inc.

Topics: Auditing, Financial audit, Audit Pages: 2 (457 words) Published: October 17, 2013
Apollo denied our request to speak with the predecessor auditors because of “litigation concerns.” I’ve looked at the 8-K filed by Apollo and the auditors referenced in the 10-K. I didn’t attach a copy because it didn’t say much, just something about “incongruent goals,” blah, blah, blah. Against my advice, Arnold decided to accept the engagement anyway. Keep your eyes open!

The good news is that the predecessor auditors, Smith and Smith, CPAs, have a good reputation, so you can use last year’s audited numbers from the 10-K. The bad news is that we don’t have access to prior year working papers. You’ll need to come up with programs for the substantive audit procedures for each of the functional balance sheet areas (indicated with an asterisk (*) below). You can download copies of the audit programs from AuditNet (www.auditnet.org) under “Auditors Sharing Audit Programs” or get them from an old auditing textbook. My preference is to place the audit programs at the beginning of each section. Label the sections as follows:

GA series (GA-1, GA-2, etc.) General and Administrative (Planning) ICC seriesRevenue/Collection Cycle Internal Control Evaluation ICD seriesPurchasing/Disbursements Internal Control Evaluation ICP seriesPayroll Internal Control Evaluation

A seriesTrial Balance/Financial Statements/Adjustments/Footnotes B series*Cash Substantive Workpapers
C series*Accounts Receivable Substantive Workpapers
D series*Inventory Substantive Workpapers
E series*Prepaids Substantive Workpapers
F series*Property, Plant and Equipment Substantive Workpapers I series*Other Assets Substantive Workpapers
L series*Current Liabilities Substantive Workpapers
N series*Notes Payable Substantive Workpapers
Q series*Stockholders’ Equity Substantive Workpapers
R series*Revenue Substantive Workpapers
X series*Expenses Substantive Workpapers

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