Posts tagged: "Annual accounts"
Posted on May 6, 2016 by Mikey Brooks
Well it’s finally here, the time of year I have been warned about ever since I joined the office… Final audit. The constant speculation of the new trainees about how much work is expected, how long the hours are likely to be, will I be in the same place for the whole time, will I get TOIL (Time Off in Lieu), and many, many more questions regarding this new adventure in our lives. more… Final audit: Not as bad as I thought… not yet at least
Posted on April 29, 2016 by Laura Wright
As our trainees enter the busiest period of the year, we’ve dug out a post from our previous blogger Laura to help cope with the stress of final audit.
The summer months can be a stressful period for financial auditors working at the National Audit Office. This is because the majority of our audit work starts a few weeks after the year end (typically March) and clients are encouraged to complete certification of their financial statements before the end of July. Certification involves the signing of the audit report by the Comptroller and Auditor General of the NAO (currently Amyas Morse) and formal presentation of the accounts before Parliament. As Parliament leaves for summer recess towards the end of July, the deadline for certification tends to be just before this date. more… Our top 10 tips for coping with final audit stress
Posted on February 6, 2015 by Suhaib Motala
And we are off! It is that time of year again – interim audit. This time of year consists of away trips to various places of the UK, meeting new colleagues that you may not have worked with before, a lot of biscuit treats, and of course some audit work. more… Train ticket. Overnight bag. Laptop. It must be time for interim audit!
Posted on December 12, 2014 by Laura Wright
WGA is a term that you will frequently hear across the office. For most of us, it has become a standard acronym in our audit vocabulary but if you join the office for the first time, these three letters will probably don’t mean much to you. So, what does WGA stand for and why is it so important to us? more… What is… WGA?
Posted on July 25, 2014 by Lis Radbon
The NAO’s annual report was published recently. I’ve picked some snippets that stood out for me – hoping this will whet your appetite for more. more… The NAO’s annual report – essential reading? You decide!