Carolyn Ralph

Carolyn Ralph

Partner, Department of Professional Practice, Board Member of Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Articles by Carolyn Ralph

Assurance & Risk

What do 2 Dysons and a pressure cooker have to do with #AuditorProud?

A man-child friend of mine, let’s call him Jeff*, exclaimed he has matured as he now has 2 Dysons AND a pressure cooker. A Weber may have also been mentioned. You may wonder what this has to do with being #AuditorProud?

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Assurance & Risk

Why every audit is like a first date

As a proud auditor, Valentine’s Day has me pondering the similarities between dating and auditing. Simply, the thrill doesn’t wear off.

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Assurance & Risk

Key Audit Matters gives insight into what’s on an auditor’s mind

For years, a common complaint from shareholders was that the auditors’ report didn’t share much. But the introduction of obligatory reporting on key audit matters has changed this.

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Assurance & Risk

Did you think the Easter bunny was human-size or rabbit-size?

What is the relevance of auditor judgement and your perceptions of whether the Easter bunny was human-size or rabbit-size? The answer lies in how your experiences impacted your knowledge and imaginings.

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Assurance & Risk

Messing with tradition – deconstructing Key Audit Matters. Is it fluff? #AuditorProud

Auditors opening their books to scrutiny. Shareholders get insights from behind the boardroom doors. Carolyn Ralph deconstructs KAMs (Key Audit Matters) and asks, “Is it all fluff?”

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Assurance & Risk

What do you call an accountant with an opinion? An auditor. #AuditorProud

Today is #AuditorProud day. A little known celebration, in its second year, but one close to my heart as a proud audit geek – and since being appointed to the…

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