Saturday, December 27, 2008

#63 Impact of client's Key Performance Indicator on audit

During current credit crunch climate, auditors must be aware and gain an understanding of the management's Key Performance Indicator, as it represents the risky areas, where the management is likely to manipulate the results in order to meet the Key Performance Indicator.

Meeting a Key Performance Indicator means that the management might receive higher remunerations / incentive, and the jobs are highly secured with low risk of being retrenched.

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