An audit is the examination of the financial report of an organisation – as presented in the annual report by someone independent of that organisation. The financial report includes a balance sheet, an income statement, a statement of changes in equity, a cash flow statement, and notes comprising a summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory notes. < PwC>


Career description

Auditors do the following tasks:

  • Audit other information provided to the members of the organisation, for example, the directors’ report;
  • Check every figure in the financial report; audits are based on selective testing only;
  • Judge the appropriateness of the organisation’s business activities or strategies or decisions made by the directors;
  • Look at every transaction carried out by the organisation;
  • Test the adequacy of all of the organisation’s internal controls;
  • Comment to shareholders on the quality of directors and management, the quality of corporate governance or the quality of the organisation’s risk management procedures and controls., Accounting, Auditing, Statistics, Business Ethics,Internal/External Auditor, Accountant, Forensic Auditor, Consultant,Websites Deloitte, Ernst & Young, SARS, Lucro, Arthur Young.Bursary Opportunities
  • AGSA Bursaries, Auditor General Bursary, KPMG Auditing Bursary, BDO Spencer Steward Accounting and Auditing Bursary, National Treasury Bursary Scheme,
  • People/Organisation
  • Jobs directly related to the degree
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