These 5 components of audit documentation guide your reviewers, remind you of what you did and support your conclusions and findings:
As you read through the infographic and links to the components listed above, do you notice any connection between them? If done correctly, the purpose and conclusions match and the procedures and results match. This proves your clear thinking and supports your logical conclusions.
Remember to download the 5 Components of Audit Documentation (PDF) and keep with your other audit reference material.
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