Reviews - Assurance engagements
The objective of financial statements of a review is to enable an auditor to state where, on the essential of procedures that do not give all the evidence which would be needed in an audit, everything has come to the auditor's concentration which causes the auditor to trust which the financial statements are not ready, in all material respects, in according with an recognized financial reporting framework. The similar objective applies to other Information prepared in the review of financial in according with appropriate criteria.
The review comprises investigation and analytical procedures that are designed to review the reliability of an assertion which is the responsibility of one party for utilized by another party. Although a review include the application of techniques and audit skills and the gathering of evidence, it does not usually include an assessment of accounting and internal control systems, tests of responses and of records to investigation by obtain corroborating evidence through inspection, confirmation, observation and computation that are procedures ordinarily executing during in an audit.
Even though the auditor attempts to become aware of all considerable matters, the procedures of this objective of a pre-review make the achievement less likely than in an audit engagement, hence the level of assurance provided in a preview report is corresponding in less than which is given in an audit report.