Auditing and Assurance Services
Arens • Elder • Beasley • Hegazy
With a focus on real world applications, this new text provides readers with an insight into the real world of accounting and auditing. This edition retains useful appraisals of key elements of US regimes, but incorporates detailed analysis of the laws and institutions that govern the profession in the Arab world. Using examples and case studies sourced both locally and globally, this text gives students an excellent introduction to fundamental aspects of accounting and assurance services in an engaging way, aptly preparing them for future work or study.
Publishing: August 2013
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Al Arens was the PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor of Accounting Emeritus at Michigan State University. In addition to writing books, he was a coauthor of computerized accounting supplements and was actively involved in the continuing education of practitioners with local and regional CPA firms.Al was a past president of the American Accounting Association and a former member of the AICPA Auditing Standards Board.
Randy Elder is a Professor of Accounting at Syracuse University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate auditing courses, and has received several teaching awards. His research focuses on audit quality and current audit firm practices. He has extensive public accounting experience with a large regional CPA firm, frequently teaches continuing education for a large international CPA firm, and is a member of the AICPA and Michigan Association of CPAs.
Mark S. Beasley is the Deloitte Professor of Enterprise Risk Management and Professor of Accounting at North Carolina State University. He teaches undergraduate and graduate auditing courses, and has received several teaching awards including membership in NC State’s Academy of Outstanding Teachers. He has extensive professional audit experience with the predecessor firm to Ernst & Young and has extensive standards setting experience working with the Auditing Standards Board as a Technical Manager in the Audit and Assurance Division of the AICPA.
Mohamed Hegazy is a Professor of Auditing at the School of Business, the American University in Cairo and Cairo University, where he has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and supervised a number of MSc and PhD theses in accounting and auditing, as well as a number of undergraduate independent projects. He is a member of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors (ESAA) and partner at Crowe Dr. A.M. Hegazy & Co.