The importance of effective two-way communication between auditor and client

Do your clients understand the importance of two-way communication? Learn the benefits of and key actions for effective communication between the auditor and those responsible for oversight of the financial reporting process.

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Effective communication helps the audit process go smoothly and assists in the production of financial statements that meet user needs.

The Importance of Effective Two-Way Communication Between the Auditor and the Client: Client Briefing for Auditors provides guidance and discussion points to help you establish effective communications with clients during audits.

You and your clients will learn how:

  • auditors help clients fulfil oversight responsibility for financial reporting 
  • clients can enhance communication with auditors
  • two-way communication allows for timely observations on significant and relevant matters


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