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FIN 590 Week 1 Purpose of Auditing, Other Assurance Services, and Accounting

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Purpose of Auditing, Other Assurance Services, and Accounting Write a paper of no more than 700 words describing and stating the purpose of auditing, other assurance services, and accounting. State the relationships between the three and provide examples. Why are independent audit services important in today's business world? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 2 Team Regulatory and Oversight of Corporate Financial Reporting

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Regulatory and Oversight of Corporate Financial Reporting Review the website for the Federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ( http://www.sec.gov/). Write a paper of no more than 1,400 words describing the mission of the SEC and how it accomplishes its mission. Briefly describe at least six laws that govern the securities industry. Include the following within the six you select: • SEC Act of 1933 • SEC Act of 1934


• The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 • The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 Provide a summary of the history of the legislation and its significance. Discuss how each law impacts business practice today. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 2 Type of Audits

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Types of Audits Types of Audits. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 3 Team Ethics and Impact of Enron

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Research on the Internet and the University Library to learn more about the Enron case. Each team member must select and research one of the following roles in the Enron case: • Jeffrey Skilling (CEO)


• Ken Lay (business executive) • Andrew Fastow (CFO) • Lou Pai (business executive) • Arthur Anderson (audit firm) • President George W. Bush, Alan Greenspan, and the Securities and Exchange Commission Post a summary of your research in the Learning Team forum that includes the following: • What position did the individual hold within or outside of Enron? • What role did the person play in the Enron case? • How did he or she contribute to the fraud and demise of Enron? • What were the financial ramifications to stakeholders from this individual's actions or inactions? Complete the following as a team: • Discuss the ethical ramifications and aspects. • What were the root causes and the impact of the Enron case? • What corporate governance and regulatory changes should be made to prohibit a future Enron? Write a paper of no more than 1,050 words summarizing the main outcomes of your team discussion to the questions above. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 3 Types and Components of Audits


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Types and Components of Audits Types and Components of Audits. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 4 Audits of Financial Statements Compared to Audits of Internal Controls

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Audits of Financial Statements Compared to Audits of Internal Controls Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 4 Team Analytical Procedures and Audit Planning

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Analytical Procedures and Audit Planning Review the corporate annual report and the financial statements for Hillsburg Hardware found after p.172 (Ch.6) in your text. Review the analytical procedures presented and illustrated for Hillsburg in pp. 224-232.


Write a paper of no more than 1,050 words to accomplish the following: 1. Using the Common Size Income Statement on p. 227 of your text, what do the analytical procedures on the Income Statement indicate as to potential red flags and business risk? How would you plan your audit accordingly? 2. Using the common financial ratios presented on pp. 230-232 of your text, what do those analytical procedures indicate as to potential red flags and business risk? How would you plan your audit accordingly? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 5 Internal Controls

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Title: Internal Controls Select a Fortune 500 company and locate its most current Annual Report. Find the table of contents for the Annual Report and read the following: • Management's Assessment of Internal Control over Financial Reporting • Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm • Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm on Internal Control Write a paper of no more than 1,400 words answering the following in regard to your company's internal controls. • According to Management's Assessment of Internal Control over Financial Reporting, who prepared the financial statements for the company and was responsible for the integrity and objectivity of the financial statements and for establishing and maintaining adequate internal controls over financial reporting?


• Which independent registered accounting firm provided the annual audits for your company? After reviewing the Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm, answer the following: • What specific financial statements did the independent accounting firm audit? • Who is responsible for the financial statements, according to the report? • According to the report, what is the responsibility of the independent accountant? • To what standards did the accounting firm conduct the annual audit? • What type of opinion did the independent accounting firm provide for the financial statements (unqualified, qualified, or adverse)? • Summarize the opinion of the independent accounting firm as to the financial reports. • After reviewing the Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm on Internal Control, answer the following: • What organization established the criteria for the internal controls within your company? • What responsibilities does your company's management have in regard to internal control? • To what standards did the accounting firm conduct the audit of internal controls over financial reporting? • What is the purpose of a company's internal control over financial reporting? • Summarize the opinion of the independent accounting firm of the internal controls over financial reporting at your company. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.


FIN 590 Week 6 Fraud, Internal Controls, and Technology

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Fraud, Internal Controls, and Technology Write a paper of no more than 1,050 words describing the two types of fraud, reasons why fraud occurs, and how internal controls, technology, and auditing can help deter and detect fraud. Provide two examples of technology and internal controls. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 590 Week 6 Team Fraud at Enron: Materiality, Risk, Failure of Internal, Operational, and Government Auditing Presentation

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin590rank.com Fraud at Enron: Materiality, Risk, Failure of Internal, Operational, and Government Auditing Presentation Reflect on Enron in the context of this course. Create a MicrosoftÂŽ PowerPointÂŽ presentation of no more than 12 slides with speaker notes describing the type of fraud perpetrated at Enron and the impact to stockholders, creditors, customers, employees, the economy, and the country as a whole.


• Describe the materiality and the risk associated with the utility industry and the Enron business model in particular. • How might internal, operational, and governmental auditing have prevented and/or detected fraud? Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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