Today in the public sectors, staffs have decided in involving themselves in fraud, misappropriation of fund mismanagement of assets entrusted on them, and abuse of their profiles for their different personal interests.
But, auditing has become a tool for ensuring good accountability. Through auditing, the account of individuals, partnership, co-operative and public sectors can at any time be examined by an auditor which enables him to express his opinion of true and fair view, by the use of auditing standards.
However, it is through this auditing, that those errors, frauds and other accounting mal-practices or irregularities can be easily traced out and be corrected. Through this auditing, spin off effect can easily be provided. Though all the secondary objective of auditing.
In conclusion, auditing has become an indispensable instrument through which the funds and assets entrusted in the hands of directors in public sector could be examined and make sure that those whom properties are entrusted were tested and reliable staff.
Moreover, this work is arranged in such a way that one chapter flows and naturally leads to next. It organized in three chapters
Chapter one: includes, introduction, objective of the study, significance of the study, scope of the study, auditing standard, destinations between auditing and accounting function and definition of terms.
Chapter two: what is auditing, who is our auditor types and objectives of auditing qualities of an auditor fraud in the public sector, internal control and internal check.
Chapter three: findings, conclusion, Recommendation Suggestion for further studies, bibliography.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Table of contentIX
1.2Objective of the study8
1.3Significance of the study9
1.4Scope of the study10
1.6Distinction between Auditing and Accounting Job11
1.7Definition of terms12
2.1What is auditing?15
2.2Who is our Auditor?17
2.3Types and objectives of Auditing18
2.4Qualities of an auditor20
2.5Fraud in the public sector22
2.6Internal control, internal check and internal audit24
2.7Classes of audit26
3.4Suggestion for Further studies33
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