Conducting statutory audits in New Zealand
Many statutory audits in New Zealand must be conducted by a qualified auditor as described in section 35 of the Financial Reporting Act 2013 (the Act). As an accredited body, CPA Australia is authorised to recognise qualified auditors under the Act.
Recognised qualified auditors are required to comply with all mandatory ethical standards, professional standards, professional competence requirements and pronouncements.
Applications for recognition
To apply for recognition as a qualified auditor you must:
- ensure you meet the professional competence requirements
- complete the application form and audit experience log
- return the completed documents, other attachments and required payment to the New Zealand office.
To apply for recognition as a qualified auditing firm, your company must:
- be incorporated in New Zealand and must have at least one director who is recognised as a CPA qualified auditor – partnerships don’t need to be recognised
- complete the application form.
Register: Qualified Auditors, Audit Firms and those that authorised to conduct qualified auditor audits
|Qualified auditor||Auditor Type||City||Qualified auditor firm||Contact|
|Abdul Imran Khan||Qualified Auditor||Auckland & Taupo
||GK Audit Services Limited||[email protected]
|Bhavik Khatri||Qualified Auditor||Auckland||BK Consulting (2019) Limited||[email protected]
|Gerrard Jonathan Maharaj
|Yee Ken Chong
||McMillan Kent & Associates Ltd
||IRCS Limited Accounting Services
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