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Statistical sampling for accounting information

Richard Michael Cyert

Statistical sampling for accounting information

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sampling (Statistics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statement[by] R. M. Cyert [and] H. Justin Davidson.
    SeriesPrentice-Hall quantitative methods series
    ContributionsDavidson, H. Justin, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA276.5 .C9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5856120M
    LC Control Number62017778
    OCLC/WorldCa1022349

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Non-statistical sampling is the selection of a test group that is based on the examiner's judgment, rather than a formal statistical method. For example, an examiner could use his own judgment to determine one or more of the following: The sample size.

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The audit reports based on this scientific approach are defensible. This enhances the acceptability and effectiveness of audit report. Statistical Accounting Overview 2 Statistical Accounting Statistical Accounting Overview The Statistical Accounts feature enables your financial team to track non-monetary data and then use that information on reports and income statements.

Financial users can examine the non-monetaryFile Size: KB. Before Rutgers, he was a national accounting and SEC consulting partner at Coopers & Lybrand, responsible for technical issues research, auditing research, and sampling.

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In statistics, quality assurance, and survey methodology, sampling is the selection of a subset (a statistical sample) of individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population. Statisticians attempt for the samples to represent the population in question.

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Accepting this level of risk, (or conversely at a definite assurance level) the auditor can state his conclusions for the entire population.

In sum, statistical sampling provides greater objectivity in the sample selection and in the audit conclusion. The basic hypotheses of statistical sampling theory are: The population is a homogeneous group. The gold standard of statistical experiments is the simple random sample.

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The audit methodology is also underFile Size: KB. other sampling unit that reduces the invoice or book value of the underlying transaction recorded in the books and records.

Often, these are called “accounting adjustments”. Such items could be correcting entries, adjusting entries, voided invoices, credit memos and the like.

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Assume a mean-per-unit estimation variables sampling application with a tolerable misstatement of $70, and a book value of $, After performing the sampling plan, the auditors calculated an adjusted allowance for sampling risk of $45, and a point estimate of the population's total audited value to be $, Statistical Quality Control.

Statistical quality control (SQC) is the application of statistical methods for the purpose of determining if a given component of production (input) is within acceptable statistical limits and if there is some result of production (output) that may be shown to be statistically acceptable to required specifications [].

The American Institute’s committee on statistical sampling which is exploring the possible usefulness of statistical sampling techniques in accounting and audits by independent certified public accountants, desires to obtain information as to experimentation with these techniques that may have been carried out.

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An overview of sampling; Statistical and nonstatistical sampling issues; Sampling selection methods and risks; The pros and cons of popular sampling plans; About the Author: Barbara Apostolou, PhD, CPA, is the Ernst & Young Alumni Distinguished Professor of Accounting at Louisiana State University.

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Auditors use monetary unit sampling, also called probability-proportional-to-size or dollar-unit sampling, to determine the accuracy of financial accounts. With monetary unit sampling, each dollar in a transaction is a separate sampling unit.

A transaction for $40, for example, contains 40 sampling units. Auditors usually use monetary unit sampling to sample and test accounts receivable, loans. The book begins with an overview and discussion of computer-assisted sampling.

Sections are devoted to the fundamental steps in the audit plan’s development; sampling objectives; and common problems, such as incomplete documentation, accounting system.

Sampling for Sales and Use Tax Compliance 3 Standards No. 39 (SAS 39), as amended (AICPA Professional Standards, Volume 1, AU Section ).

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The discipline of statistics has developed sophisticated, well-accepted approaches for identifying financial fraud and demonstrating that it is deliberate. Statistical Techniques for Forensic Accounting is the first comprehensive guide to these tools and techniques.By selecting a number of transactions either judgmentally or by applying a statistical sample access to that information is obtained.

Statistical sampling has the added benefit of allowing the determination of the exact amount of any supplementary tax assessment. For this reason, the Dutch tax authority also prefers sampling as a monitoring method.