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Statistical sampling for auditors and accountants

Lawrence L. Vance

Statistical sampling for auditors and accountants

by Lawrence L. Vance

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Published by John Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sampling (Statistics),
  • Auditing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lawrence L. Vance and John Neter.
    SeriesA Wiley publication in accounting
    ContributionsNeter, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5667
    The Physical Object
    Pagination310 p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18221768M

    AICPA, (b) Committee on Statistical Sampling, Lprepared by Vance, L.L., R.M. Trueblood, and R.J. Monteverdc], Glossary of Statistical Terms for Accountants and Bibliography on the Application of Statistical Methods to Accounting, Auditing and Management Control, pp. (AICPA Library). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vanasse, Robert W. Statistical sampling for auditing and accounting decisions: a simulation. New York, McGraw-Hill [].

    STATISTICAL SAMPLING IN AUDITING t>y _____Richard T. Stegner_____ B.A., Montana State University, % Presented in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Mas­ ter of Arts. Montana State University Approved ; Chairman of Board of Examiners Dean, Graduate SchoolAuthor: Richard Terry Stegner. It seeks to bridge the gap between introductory coverage of audit sampling and the technical presentation of concepts. It is written from the viewpoint of financial auditing with an emphasis on the use of sampling in the audit of financial statements by external auditors. Much of the material in the book is also appropriate from an internal auditing perspective.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vanasse, Robert W. Statistical sampling for auditing and accounting decisions. New York: McGraw-Hill, © When using nonstatistical sampling, you don’t use tables or statistical percentages. The number of records you look at is based on your professional judgment and firm policy. Further, for consistency throughout the CPA firm and to reduce the amount of judgment auditors need to apply in the field, many public CPA firms have universal.


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