Ac555 Week 7 You Decide Essay
Keller Graduate School of Management
Question 1 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) would only have influence over Smackey Dog Foods, Inc. if they are a publicly listed company or if they register to become a publicly traded company. The SEC assists investors by providing reliable information to investors so they can make informed investment decisions. If Smackey Dog Foods, Inc. becomes a public company, they would need to provide financial statements along with an opinion about the financial statements by an independent public accountant along with the registration statement and subsequent financial reports (Arens, Elder, and Beasley, 2010).
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Question 6 The major factors that affect the sample size for confirming accounts receivable are the weakness in internal controls within the sales department, and the improper statement of accounts receivable. With no control over the sales department, there is a higher risk of fraud by collusion between the salespeople and the companies that owe money to Smackey. With almost 20 percent of the receivables classified as 90 days or older, there is a higher risk of accounts receivable being overstated by uncollectable accounts