Need of Assertions in Obtaining Audit Evidence
Management is responsible for the fair presentation of financial statements which reflect the nature and operations of the entity. So in representing which the financial statements give a true and fair view as or else are presented fairly, in such all material respects in accordance along with the applicable financial reporting, management implicitly or framework or explicitly makes assertions about the recognition, presentation, measurement and disclosure of the various fundamentals of related disclosures and financial statements.
The auditor should require assertions for classes of transactions, presentation, account balances and disclosures in enough detail to form a basis for the assessment of danger of material misstatement and the performance and design of further audit process. The auditor uses assertions in assessing dangerous through considering the different kinds of potential misstatements which may happens, and thereby designing audit process such are responsive to the assessed risks. Any other ISAs discuss particular position when the auditor is needed to obtain audit evidence on the assertion level.