Trimester 2, 2018ACC 707 Auditing and Assurance Services Individual AssignmentQuestion 1While assessing the risk of material misstatement and determining the appropriate responsewith regard to the inventory of Computing Solutions Limite

Trimester 2, 2018ACC 707 Auditing and Assurance Services Individual AssignmentQuestion 1While assessing the risk of material misstatement and determining the appropriate responsewith regard to the inventory of Computing Solutions Limite
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Trimester 2, 2018ACC 707 Auditing and Assurance Services Individual AssignmentQuestion 1While assessing the risk of material misstatement and determining the appropriate responsewith regard to the inventory of Computing Solutions Limited (Computing Solutions) for the 30June 2018 audit, you become aware of the following information:(i) The best-selling computer presentation package has been experiencing a high level ofreturns owing to suspected software problems(ii) Based on closing inventory, inventory turned over an average of 5.2 times in 2017 and 3.8times in 2018(iii) Computing Solutions moved its inventory from a central warehouse to six new regionalwarehouses in March 2017(iv) Inventory on hand at end of year represented 22 per cent of sales in 2018 and 18 per centof sales in 2014(v) Computing Solutions has recently won a tender to supply a large government departmentwith various products. In order to win the tender and prevent competitors from gaining afoothold in the public sector market, Computing Solutions agreed to supply the items at 10per cent below their cost price. The first shipment is due to be delivered to the governmentdepartment in the middle of July 2018.REQUIRED(a) Identify and explain the two key assertions at risk in relation to inventory(b) Identify and describe two substantive audit procedures that you could perform in responseto each risk identified above(c) Explain the requirement of ASA 701 Communicating Key Audit Matters in the Auditor’sReport and the rationale for this auditing standard. Determine if the above matters are keyaudit matters, providing full rationale for the determination. If it is determined that theyare Key Audit Matters, provide the disclosures which are required in Key Audit MattersSection of the Auditor’s report as required under ASA 701.Question 2You are the audit senior with Howard & Associates and have been assigned to the audit of Beautiful Hair Ltd (Beautiful Hair).In early 2018, Beautiful Hair acquired a small manufacturer of high-quality organic hair-styling products, Shimmer Pty Ltd (Shimmer). Beautiful Hair’s management had identified that Shimmer’s line of products would fit extremely well with the Beautiful Hair business, and organized funding for the acquisition from Regional Bank.Shimmer uses special formulas to create its product. Only the owner of Shimmer knows the secret ingredients for the formulas. These secret ingredients are apparently documented and held by Shimmer’s solicitors.Beautiful Hair’s management has been advised that the intellectual property related to the formulas has the potential to be both a material and valuable asset and has been recognized as an intangible asset arising from the acquisition in accordance with accounting standard AASB 3.REQUIRED(a) Identify and explain the two key assertions most at risk in relation to the intellectual property intangible asset(b) Identify and describe a substantive audit procedure that you could perform in response to each risk identified above(c) Explain the requirement of ASA 701 Communicating Key Audit Matters in the Auditor’s Report and the rationale for this auditing standard. Determine if the above matters are key audit matters, providing full rationale for the determination. If it is determined that they are Key Audit Matters, provide the disclosures which are required in Key Audit Matters Section of the Auditor’s report as required under ASA 701.Requirement: Using reference materials available on the internet, research the topic and prepare a report, fully referenced and up to 2,500 words (assignment in excess of 2,500 words will be penalized). Minimum of 8 academic references is required.Due: Week 10 – 11:59pm Tuesday 18th September 2018

Trimester 2, 2018ACC 707 Auditing and Assurance Services Individual AssignmentQuestion 1While assessing the risk of material misstatement and determining the appropriate responsewith regard to the inventory of Computing Solutions Limite
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