2 edition of **Statistical sampling for accounting information** found in the catalog.

Statistical sampling for accounting information

Richard M. Cyert

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Published
**1962**
by Prentice Hall in Hemel Hempstead
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by R.M. Cyert and H. Justin Davidson. |

Contributions | Davidson, H. Justin. |

ID Numbers | |
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Open Library | OL13769450M |

The American Institute’s committee on statistical sampling which is exploring the possible usefulness of statistical sampling techniques in accounting and audits by independent certified public accountants, desires to obtain information as to experimentation with these techniques that may have been carried out . Start studying ACCT Ch. 8 Quiz Review. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Which of the following is a factor that the auditor should consider when choosing between non-statistical and statistical sampling? Accounting Information Systems Ch. 12 Review. 25 terms. mooglie

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Sampling is a process used in statistical analysis in which a predetermined number of observations are taken from a larger population. The methodology used to sample from a . The fifth edition of AUDIT SAMPLING continues to provide an important bridge between basic introductory auditing texts and the level of highly technical professional knowledge necessary to handle audit sampling applications in actual practice. Written from the standpoint of internal and external auditors, the information is easy-to-understand by entry-level auditing students, yet also.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cyert, Richard Michael, Statistical sampling for accounting information. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall, Therefore, with sampling methods based on statistical foundations, it is possible to obtain all the information about the accounting data in less time and with lower cost.

Non-statistical sampling is the selection of a test group that is based on the examiner's judgment, rather than a formal statistical method. For example, an examiner could use his own judgment to determine one or more of the following: The sample size.

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cial or accounting experts, which could not be detected by simple analytical techniques. Advance techniques such as sophisticated statistical methods are more useful in detect-ing financial fraud schemes.

This book will benefit researchers who conduct research using these techniques to detect financial statement fraud. Other parties, such as audi. Sampling is a technique used to arrive at a conclusion about a population by selecting and examining a small proportion of that population.

Sampling is used in many ways, including the following: Auditing. Auditors use sampling to verify financial record information, as part of their process. Buy Statistical sampling for accounting information (Prentice-Hall quantitative methods series) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.

Statistical sampling and allocation Statistical sampling for accounting information book can be used to determine the proper tax treatment of tangible property. To be useful, the statistical result will be an aggregate amount of reclassified expense that must be allocated by recovery period or repair by placed - in - service date.

On the Behavior of Statistical Estimators When Sampling Accounting Populations JOHN NETER and JAMES K. LOEBBECKE* Auditors usually have information on both the book amount anid the audit amount available for each sample audit unit.

Problems in. A powerful and refined data analysis tool for auditors and public practitioners. We offer a variety of features including. STATISTICAL SAMPLING. PERFORM GAP AND DUPLICATE DETECTION. ACCOUNT DATA EXTRACTION AND ANALYSIS. INTEGRATED AR AND AP LISTING AS PART OF AUDIT SUPPORTING SCHEDULE.

As most of accounting softwares in the market allow. In a clear, readable style, this timely volume provides the information needed to design and execute audit samples for the appraisal, evaluation, and validation of financial and accounting data.

With this material, auditors and analysts can accomplish such required functions as evaluating program performance and determining the reliability of financial records and statements more quickly and. The statistical sampling, which provides estimates including the reliability of the estimates of character of interest, is the scientific solution to these problems.

The audit reports based on this scientific approach are defensible. This enhances the acceptability and effectiveness of audit report. Statistical Accounting Overview 2 Statistical Accounting Statistical Accounting Overview The Statistical Accounts feature enables your financial team to track non-monetary data and then use that information on reports and income statements.

Financial users can examine the non-monetaryFile Size: KB. Before Rutgers, he was a national accounting and SEC consulting partner at Coopers & Lybrand, responsible for technical issues research, auditing research, and sampling.

A Certified Fraud Examiner, inhe received the Distinguished Service Award from the auditing section of the AAA. cessing of accounting information. A major step forward came in with the publication of Arkin's Handbook of Sampling for Auditinzg and Accounting, a book giving com-prehensive and not too technical details of how to apply statistical tech-niques in auditing.

In statistics, quality assurance, and survey methodology, sampling is the selection of a subset (a statistical sample) of individuals from within a statistical population to estimate characteristics of the whole population. Statisticians attempt for the samples to represent the population in question.

Two advantages of sampling are lower cost and faster data collection than measuring the. Written from the standpoint of internal and external auditors, the material is easily understood by an entry-level auditing student and can be used as a supplement to a basic auditing text.

It is also appropriate for an advanced or graduate level auditing course. It is designed to reduce the gap between textbooks that give only introductory coverage to audit sampling and the basic level of. Accepting this level of risk, (or conversely at a definite assurance level) the auditor can state his conclusions for the entire population.

In sum, statistical sampling provides greater objectivity in the sample selection and in the audit conclusion. The basic hypotheses of statistical sampling theory are: The population is a homogeneous group. The gold standard of statistical experiments is the simple random sample.

In such a sample of size n individuals, every member of the population has the same likelihood of being selected for the sample, and every group of n individuals has the same likelihood of being selected. There are a variety of ways to sample a population.

Some of the. Importance of statistical sampling in auditing The application of statistical sampling in auditing has grown rapidly throughout the profession in recent is unavoidable as no auditor can check % of the auditable entities and yet he is required to provide assurance based on his test check.

The audit methodology is also underFile Size: KB.other sampling unit that reduces the invoice or book value of the underlying transaction recorded in the books and records. Often, these are called “accounting adjustments”.

Such items could be correcting entries, adjusting entries, voided invoices, credit memos and the like. Ideally, anyFile Size: 87KB.Statistical Auditing.

Donald M. Roberts. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, - Auditing - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are required sample risk of overauditing risk of unwarranted sampling distribution sampling fraction sampling units selected statistical sampling statistical tests stratified.