Audit of the future

Deloitte’s latest survey results

Audits play a fundamental role in the capital market system, and Deloitte’s latest survey of more than 250 financial statement preparers, audit committee members, and financial statement users reveals a shared sense that the traditional audit needs to evolve. How should the audit profession begin to address these evolving demands? See the latest survey results below to get a glimpse of the current—and future—states of the audit.

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Deloitte prepares firm for 'Audit of the future'
Accounting Today | July 10, 2015
Deloitte & Touche chairman and CEO Joe Ucuzoglu, who leads Deloitte’s Audit practice, is preparing the firm for the audit demands of the future, with the help of sophisticated technology.

Deloitte survey shows audit stakeholders want more from audit
Compliance Week | July 8, 2015
A brief survey by Deloitte shows those who rely on the company’s audit work are looking for more out of auditors.

Future audits must do more: Survey | July 8, 2015
"The audit profession as a whole will be looked at to expand outside the domain of the historical financial statements," says Deloitte & Touche CEO.

Deloitte survey shows 'audits must evolve'
WSJ | July 8, 2015
Investors and others who produce and use financial statements think auditors should do more to help make their audits more useful, according to a new survey from accounting firm Deloitte LLP released Wednesday.

How artificial intelligence can boost audit quality | June 15, 2015
Using artificial intelligence, auditors may soon be able to provide clients with new ways to uncover risk hiding in plain sight in financial statements.

How and why the audit has to evolve—rapidly
FEI | March 26, 2015
New research confirms what many investors already believe: The traditional audit must evolve to meet the changing needs of today’s capital markets, and quickly.

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