Audit of Current Assets
Verification of Work and Stocks in Progress
Authoritative documents: IAS 2/ISA 500/501
IAS 1 Preparation of financial statements requires inventories to be disclosed separately and the accounting policy adopted to be disclosed.
An IAS 2 inventory prescribes the accounting treatment for inventories, except:
a) Work in progress (WIP) arising under construction contracts (IAS 11 Construction Contracts);
b) Financial instruments (IAS 39 Financial Instruments); and
c) Biological assets that are related to agricultural activity and agricultural produce at the point of harvest (IAS 41 Agriculture).