Audit service quality monitoring arrangements

Annex A: Audit quality approach diagram

IAASB Audit Quality FrameworkPSAA audit contracts
Key attributes of quality auditsMethod statements
3 critical testsSources of evidence
– complies with professional standards and guidance?

– complies with contractual requirements?

– has excellent relationship management?
– professional regulatory reports

– firms’ transparency reports

– contract monitoring performance data

– satisfaction surveys

– quality review meetings with firms
Evidence-based outputsFirm focusSystem wide focus
Quarterly report against a scorecard of KPIs
Quarterly report and latest insights into audit quality:
– Regulatory reports
– Transparency reports
– Satisfaction surveys
Annual summary report

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