At what point is it your responsibility to report violations of professional standards?

Long story short, I'm a "two and out" former big 4 auditor who took a job within a large (F500) company doing internal audit (I know, I know..).

For those of you with experience on the private side of things…is it normal for audit reports to be issued before fieldwork is completed or reviewed? I've seen several instances within the past year of audit reports going out and the work was never reviewed or even completed.

I'm not sure if I'm being a huge nerd about this and this practice is commonplace but it seems like a red flag to me..

Latest Accounting Jobs--Apply Now:

Have something to add to this story? Give us a shout by email, Twitter, or text/call the tipline at 202-505-8885. As always, all tips are anonymous.

Comments are closed.

Related articles

cryptocurrency consulting accounting job

Should Cryptocurrency Consulting Be the Next Phase in Your Accounting Career?

Think the hype over cryptocurrency has reached its fever pitch? Think again—the crypto craze has only just begun. Businesses are increasingly viewing cryptocurrency as a viable investment. New tokens are gaining steam, and Bitcoin, the OG crypto cash, continues to trade at a frenzied pace. More than 200,000 Bitcoin transactions occur every day, and investors like […]