Carl is the partner-in-charge of the audit of Callin Corporation, a wholesaler that owns one warehouse containing 80 percent of its inventory. Carl is reviewing the working papers that were prepared to support the firm’s opinion on Callin’s financial statements, and Carl wants to be certain that essential audit tests are well documented.
1. What evidence should Carl find in the working papers to support the fact that the audit was adequately planned and the assistants were properly supervised?
2. What substantive tests should Carl expect to find in the working papers to document management’s assertion about completeness as it relates to the inventory quantities at the end of the year?
Points will be deducted for poor grammar and misspelled words.