Consulting and Pre-Audit Planning Engagements

Consulting and pre-audit engagements with the audit clients by the Audit team is vital to the successful delivery of the audit. Once the audit area has been determined, the audit team need to engage the audit client to properly scope the audit and agree on the requirements. For new audit areas that has not been previously audited, this exercise is important to enable the audit team understand the business requirements of client, the risk inherent in the business and operational processes as well as business pain points that is militating against the achievement of business objectives and deliverables. This also applies for areas that have been previously auditing by the internal audit department.

Pre-audit engagement will require undertaking the following task.

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