Assignment Solution ACC311
(Fundamentals of Auditing) Fall 2019
Due Date: 29 November, 2019
According to Companies Act 2017 [Section 247], the person who is a partner or employee of a director, other officer or employee of the company cannot be appointed as auditor. So, the appointment of M/s Shafee & Co as external auditor is not legally permissible as Mr. Waseem – director of Barkat enterprises is also a partner of M/s Shafee & Co
According to Companies Act 2017 [Section 247], the public company having paid up capital of three million or more must hired the chartered accountant or chartered accountancy firms as external auditors. So, the appointment of Nabi Associates as external auditor is legally permissible as MTM (Pvt) have 3.2M paid up capital.
According to Companies Act 2017 [Section 247], the person who is a spouse of company’s director cannot be appointed as auditor. So, the appointment of Mr. Ahsan’s company as external auditor is not legally permissible as Mr. Ahsan is a spouse of company’s director i.e. Miss Sara.
As per Companies Act 2017 [Section 247], a persons who is Present directors, other officer or employees of the company or who held these offices during the last three years cannot be appointed as external auditor. So, Mr. Shahbaz cannot be appointed as external auditor as he holds the company office as an officer in preceding 2 years.
Mr. Zeeshan cannot be appointed as external auditor of Hussain Enterprises as he is still employee of the company which is against the conditions of Companies Act 2017 [Section 247] for appointment of auditors.
Total Marks 5
Starting Date Wednesday, December 01, 2021
Closing Date Tuesday, December 07, 2021
Question Title Auditor``s Report
With reference to the Auditor’s Report, answer the following questions: (1.25 * 4 Marks)
The recent final audit report of an FMCG carries a line which is read as … in the manner so required and respectively give a true and fair view of the state of the company’s affairs …… Briefly describe the meaning of “true and fair view”.
An external auditor is not responsible for preparing his client’s financial statement. Why?
Why do the notes annexed to the financial statements become an integral part thereof?
List down any two matters upon which an auditor is bound to give his opinion.
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