Helping you navigate regulatory complexity and strengthen trust and transparency

While many of the rules of business have changed, the fundamentals haven’t. Meeting investor expectations begins with the completeness, accuracy and fair presentation of information in your financial statements and disclosures.

The audit is key to sustaining confidence in both your company and the financial system at large. It must keep pace with a fast-evolving corporate reporting environment – one characterised by investor scepticism and the 24/7 scrutiny of corporate information, including non-financial information.

In addition to the audit of financial statements, our risk assurance practice helps management make well-informed decisions. The insight and independent assurance we bring provides an invaluable safeguard in today’s complex operating environment. We work with you in your boardrooms and back offices, helping you protect and strengthen every aspect of your business, from people to performance, systems to strategy, business plans to business resilience.

As market leaders, we constantly pioneer to give our clients an intelligent, imaginative and resourceful service. Our experts analyse every aspect of our clients' activities, providing real value to each of their businesses and underpinning investor confidence. Whoever our clients are, we get to know them so we can understand their present and help them prepare for the future.

Our assurance practitioners provide an extensive range of audit and assurance related services. We will determine the type and extent of the audit procedures required, depending on the risks and controls that have been identified. These procedures may include:

  • Examining financial and accounting records, other documents, and tangible items such as plant and equipment
  • Watching certain processes or procedures being performed
  • Asking a range of questions - from formal, written questions to informal, oral questions - of a range of individuals in the organisation
  • Obtaining written confirmations of certain matters - for example, asking a debtor to confirm the amount of their debt with the organisation
  • Testing some of the organisation's internal controls
  • Making judgement on significant estimates or assumptions that management made when they prepared the financial report

  • Controls Assurance & Advice - Control has never been higher on the corporate agenda. In order to protect and grow shareholder value, companies must focus on strategically controlling the drivers of value in their business.
  • IT & Project Assurance - For most companies, investing in technology is a significant cost that is made with associated risks. We help our clients design and implement IT and control solutions that reflect a complex and fast changing technological landscape and leverage investment in IT for maximum benefit.
  • Performance Assurance - Non-financial performance information is becoming increasingly important to all organisations regardless of sector. Many organisations report and make decisions based on information which is unreliable, inconsistent and misleading.

Contact us

Matt Graham

Managing Partner, Assurance, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 2 8266 7560

Debbie Smith

Brisbane Managing Partner, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 7 3257 5000

Andrew Wilson

Partner, Risk Assurance Leader, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 2 8266 3337

John Dovaston

Partner, Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services Leader, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 3 8603 3820

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