Financial Assertions and Audit Objectives.

21 Oct

Financial Assertions and Audit Objectives.

You are engaged to examine the financial statements of Spillane Company for the year ended December 31. Assume that on November 1, Spillane borrowed $500,000 from Second National Bank to finance plant expansion. The long-term note agreement provided for the annual payment of principal and interest over five years. The existing plant was pledged as security for the loan. Due to the unexpected difficulties in acquiring the building site, the plant expansion did not begin on time. To use the borrowed funds, management decided to invest in stocks and bonds and on November 16, invested the $500,000 in publicly traded securities.


Develop specific assertions (audit objectives) related to securities (assets) based on management’s five (PCAOB) general assertions.
300-400 words
Two journal article sources
Auditing and assurance services lowers 6e

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