Audit Expectations Video Series

Are you wondering what you can expect as you enter into the audit process with KirkpatrickPrice? When you start an audit, questions about terminology, processes, and auditing norms can be overwhelming. In this video series, our President, Joseph Kirkpatrick, explains the basics of auditing so that you can rest assured that you know what’s ahead of you in your compliance journey. Understanding the fundamental elements of the audit process is a great way to make sure you start out fully prepared for success. Let us show you the many ways KirkpatrickPrice upholds our motto of “We Make Sure” in this one-on-one series with our President!

Featured Episode:

Can an Auditor Withdraw from an Audit?

Can an Auditor Withdraw from an Audit?

When you choose an audit firm to start the audit process, you’re choosing a partner. You want an auditor who is highly experienced, can communicate well, and knows how to support your organization on its compliance journey.

How to Avoid a Never-Ending Audit

How to Avoid a Never-Ending Audit

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There are many decisions that organizations need to consider when choosing an audit firm, like cost, expertise, location, timeline, and audit process. You need to be confident in who's performing your audit, especially in a clear, accurate audit process. If not, you’re risking a case of the never-ending audit.
How to Streamline the Audit Process

How to Streamline the Audit Process

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The audit process can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to…
Onsite Visits vs. Remote Audits

Onsite Visits vs. Remote Audits

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When you start an audit, you’re looking for a quality experience in a timely manner. One of the biggest aspects of an audit is the onsite visit - but what if an auditing firm that you're considering working with offers to skip the onsite visit in order to deliver your report faster? What if they say your internal controls don't require an onsite visit? What if you have an entirely virtual workforce, so you don't even have a location for an onsite visit?
Audits Are Hard, Period.

Audits Are Hard, Period.

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We get it. Audits are hard. The audit process takes quite a deal of preparation, time, and concentration from your team. First-time audits can be scary and overwhelming. The list of tasks you have to complete seem daunting, especially when you think you’re doing it alone. That’s where KirkpatrickPrice comes in. We know audits are hard. We know your organization puts extra effort into becoming compliant and we want to help you. You’re never on this compliance journey alone.
Why Onsite Visits are the Smart Choice for Cloud Environments

Why Onsite Visits are the Smart Choice for Cloud Environments 

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Cloud computing is both a transformative and disruptive technology that provides an opportunity to rethink the way organizations fix problems that have been around for a long time. It’s important to recognize the value cloud environments can bring to the table, while also understanding the risk that is coupled with storing data in the cloud.
What is an Independent Opinion in Auditing?

What is an Independent Opinion in Auditing?

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In order for an audit to comply with regulations, it must be conducted by an auditor with an independent opinion. What is an independent opinion?

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