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3.0 Credits

Accounts receivable tends to carry higher risk of material misstatement due to the complexity and subjectivity involved with recognition, measure and valuation. In addition, revenue recognition is presumed to be a significant fraud risk. This module will explain tips and techniques for auditing common accounts receivable risks.


  • Discuss typical audit risks and special audit considerations
  • Explain how to tailor a detailed audit plan to audit risk
  • Evaluate confirmation responses for propriety
  • Evaluate allowance for doubtful accounts for proper valuation

Major Topics

  • Typical risks of material misstatement
  • Practice tailoring the detailed audit plan
  • Converting accounts receivable to cash
  • External confirmation audit considerations, including evaluating responses for propriety
  • Evaluating the valuation of accounts receivable

Designed For

Accountants with responsibilities for auditing accounts receivable