Financial Audit

Taking initiative a big part of internal auditing post

This is an exciting chance to hone your career in the internal audit (IA) field at a major organisation.

Saturday, 15 December, 2007, 12:00am

To go 'beyond accounting' is a key quality for job

Many big and medium-sized professional services firms have turned to a new breed of auditors - the IT auditor - to retain their competitive edge.

12 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Auditors lead quality drive

A local accounting regulator has launched a quality control programme that is pushing Hong Kong to the forefront of world standards in auditing.

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Huge waste of funds found in Guangdong

An audit of thousands of senior Guangdong officials has revealed that at least 35 billion yuan in public funds was misspent between 2000 and the start of this year.

Releasing the report at the weekend, Guangdong Audit Office chief Zeng Shouxi said 4.7 billion yuan of taxpayers' money was also wasted and 61 billion yuan poorly managed in the five-year period.

11 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Auditing doubts hang over more than 8pc of reports

The financial statements of at least 59 listed companies contained a qualified audit opinion or 'fundamental uncertainty' last year, according to the stock exchange.

5 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Government reassures over power to audit

THE Government has said Director of Audit Brian Jenney already has power to examine the financial accounts of any public body, following calls from legislators to put the future Airport Authority under his scrutiny.

An official said Governor Chris Patten had been empowered to authorise Mr Jenney to look into the accounts of the future authority upon request.

17 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Body Shop pioneers new audit

THE idea of a company being compelled by law to hold an annual environmental audit, completed by a professional auditor, may seem far fetched to some people.

But it is not a strange idea to Ms Margaret Tancock, managing director of the Body Shop.

31 May 1993 - 12:00am