The external audit of financial statements is the process by which organizations hire an independent third-party accounting/professional services firm to examine their financial records and produce the audited financial statements.
Many organizations turned to virtual external auditing following the disruptions of the past year-plus. APQC administered a survey to understand some of the challenges faced in the transition as well as areas of opportunities and will report out some of the survey's most interesting findings, including:
- Challenges and benefits of the virtual audit and suggestions for a better virtual or hybrid audit experience
- Insights from APQC’s CFO on its experience with the virtual audit, as well as lessons learned and advice to others
- Highlights from APQC’s latest virtual collaboration research for how to increase the effectiveness of finance function collaborations conducted virtually
This is a recording of the webinar; click here for a copy of the presentation slides.