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Word: audit

Definition: examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.

Sentences Containing 'audit'

2002–04: "Suicide Invoice" and "Audit in Progress".
A major financial scandal erupted in 1888 when Buckner ordered a routine audit of the state's finances which had been neglected for years.
A Road Safety Audit (RSA) is defined as "the formal safety performance examination of an existing or future road or intersection by an independent, multidisciplinary team.
According to Montford, in 2005 he followed a link from a British political blog to the Climate Audit website.
After Kobach left office, a Federal Elections Commission audit strongly criticized Kobach's financial management of the Kansas Republican Party.
After the bill was defeated in committee, Gardner led a bipartisan effort to request the Legislative Audit Committee to investigate the matter.
After the polls close at any voting table, the following steps are carried out: Random paper ballot audit.
As of January 2008, an independent audit certified CNET UK was the largest consumer electronics website in the UK, with 2.5 million unique visitors.
Audit In April 2009, the Pennsylvania Auditor General conducted a performance audit of the district. Findings were reported to the school board and administration.
Audit In January 2013, the Pennsylvania Auditor General conducted a performance audit of the Halifax Area School District. The findings were reported to the School Board and the District’s administration.
Between 2002 and 2010 he was a non-executive director and chair of the audit committee of Kingfisher plc.
Circulation was 291,323 between June 2004 and January 2005, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations.
Following METRO's 2010 annual audit, the agency has decided to cancel the project as part of US$168,000,000 asset liquidation.
Foo Kon Tan Grant Thornton is the Singapore member firm of Grant Thornton International. The Singapore firm provides services in tax, audit and assurance as well as business recovery, risk management, IT audit and digital forensic services.
For the year 2004 and 2005, PJPS maintained the recognition as the highest scorer in the AKP audit.
Gardner proposed legislation to increase driver's license fees by $1 to fund an audit of driver's license office performance.
He is a Sarbanes-Oxley public company audit committee financial expert and corporate board audit committee chairman.
He resigned June 5 after having been confronted with a university audit...
In addition, a full audit of government property and vehicles is being put into place.
In April 2013 an independent audit revised the recoverable total up to barrels of oil, and of gas.
In exchange for funding IMVU, Blank insisted that the top executives audit his class on entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley.
In February 2008 he called for an audit of police officers to combat sectarian discrimination against Catholics.
In the following years Morse helped to audit and supervise the China Merchants' Steam Navigation Company, a joint venture between Chinese officials and merchants.
It is the official publication of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions.
It sets out the issues that need to be addressed, and can be used for developing improvement programs, self-audit, or self-assessment.
Lack of data is a reason to use the audit process, rather than an excuse not to.
On 7 March an independent audit by KPMG of financial transactions by all members of the governing board of the bank found no breach of regulations occurred.
Once the tally scrutinization is complete the staff proceeds to perform a random paper ballot audit of 54.31% of the machines.
President Paul Biya appointed Garga to the government as Minister of the Civil Service and the Supreme State Audit in 1990.
Rather than prompting a tax audit, he had chosen to simply dump the money.
Road safety audit has been criticised for standing in the way of innovation.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered a full audit of the entire $2 billion program and an investigation into the failure.
She also chaired the Public Accounts and Audit Committee.
She was refused permission to audit lectures unofficially.
Some of these limitations are: If historical crash data are available, the audit team should make use of them.
Step 5: Alarm system audit and enforcement DCS alarm systems are notoriously easy to change and generally lack proper security.
The airline received its IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) in 2008 and 2010.
The album "Audit in Progress" was released and the band extensively toured the USA, as well as Europe and Australia.
The Audit Bureau of Circulations audit on newspaper circulation states that in December 2013 an average of 132,000 copies were sold, Monday to Friday, and 228,000 copies on Saturday, both having declined 16% in 12 months.
The audit showed that the state's longtime treasurer, James "Honest Dick" Tate, had been mismanaging and embezzling the state's money since 1872.
The Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) is a voluntary environmental management instrument, which was developed in 1993 by the European Commission.
The FEC audit found that when the Kobach served as chairman, the state party failed to pay state and federal taxes.
The NASA Inspector General released a report on an audit of the selection process for the orbit display locations in August 2011.
The National Assembly's Audit Committee spoke of a "fractured working relationship" between the two bodies.
The program called for the state to audit the district, at no cost to local taxpayers, to identify ways the district could save tax dollars.
The report outlines findings, opportunities for improvement, corrective actions and future audit requirements.
The requirements of a Road Safety Audit are contained in the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges Volume 5 Section 2 - 'HD19/03 Road Safety Audit' A key feature of a road safety audit is the use of a team of professionals with varied expertise.
The road safety audit may investigate general safety conditions, or it may focus on specific concerns or users.
The value of road safety audit is critically dependent on the knowledge and training of the individuals undertaking the audit.
Wenk, M. The European Union’s Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).

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