Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, we have been performing our greatest to keep up with the rapid changes in the industry.
Conceivably one of the few positive growths of the Coronavirus crisis is that audit units are ascertaining new ways to work and doing so more swiftly than they might have under normal settings.
Remote audits are a new concept, and it’s only reasonable that you don’t know how to go about it. This guide will highlight all the vital details about remote audits, why they are essential, and how you can prepare for your first one ever.
A remote audit, also known as a virtual audit, is the process of conducting an audit remotely, using modern networks such as video conferencing, email, and telephone to obtain audit evidence, just like during an on-site audit. Auditors can adopt standard auditing techniques which they use during on-site audits for this type of audit. Auditors will continue to ask key and relevant questions related to the scope of the audit, and, more importantly, make full use of two key skills that are maximized during a remote audit –being versatile and collaborative.