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Audit and Assurance Services

We offer your business a modern audit using the best professional expertise and technology available.

Auditing at PwC:

Our goal is to understand the nature of your business: We customize the audit to meet your specific needs and circumstances. An audit conducted by PwC assures all stakeholders of the organization’s financial situation and accuracy of reporting. We make recommendations, among others, on how to improve financial processes, reporting, accounting, and internal audit.

At PwC’s audit report practices:

  • we use the latest technology
  • we continuously develop our management and working practices
  • we emphasize the importance of training
  • quality is at the heart of everything we do

 

By engaging in interactive dialogue, we obtain valuable information about what is important to our clients and their business. The better we understand our client, the better we can improve our auditing services and ensure the quality and efficiency of our work.

Laura Hänninen, Auditing services
Laura Hänninen

The benefits of utilising technology in an audit

Auditing must develop along with the changes that take place in the operational environment, in order to better serve the expectations and needs of the stakeholders. We are pioneers in applying technology in our audits; we highly emphasize the use of technology and the expertise of our staff.

We are able to cover vast amounts of data by using modern and efficient computer-assisted auditing methodology, which allows us to identify deviations and other essential indicators. In fact, a great amount of our auditors’ time is spent on understanding and reviewing data. We have been developing new audit methods for years,and have applied data analytics-based methods with our clients. Process-specific programs and efficient data analysing tools allow for the handling of massive amounts of data and thus reliable decision making.

In principle, we use data analytics whenever we consider it as the most efficient audit method available.

The benefits of using data-analytics

  • Higher quality and greater scope of an audit, as auditing can cover even 100% of transactions compared to the use of a manual sampling.

  • Enhanced targeting of data based on detected risk factors

  • Reduced load of audit material for the client’s organisation, as most of the material and reports are obtained directly through the systems.

  • Our ability to use data and process analysis in auditing increases the scope and  identification of specific targets

Sami Hanerva

Automating routine operations and analyzing entire data instead of single factors allows us to focus more on the essential matters.

Sami Hanerva, Auditing services

Auditing applications used by PwC

For many years, PwC has been recognised for its innovative use of auditing technology. Below are some of our most commonly used tools:

Aura

PwC network’s globally used program for audit documentation. Aura is used in the planning, realisation, and documentation phases of audit work.

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Connect

PwC’s secure web-based client portal. The purpose of this portal is to enhance and simplify the audit process by making it possible to keep track of material requests and related answers in real-time.

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Halo

Halo is a data analytics tool used to optimise the audit process. It visualises client data by using different analyses and allows for thorough understanding and and effective targeting of control measures.

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Qlik Sense analysing tool

Qlik Sense, a tool developed by PwC Finland, makes ledger browsing and analysing easier and more intuitive than ever.

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Alteryx

Alteryx is a suitable tool for filtering, combining, and processing large amounts of data. It is used to make complex and client-specific analysis.

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Why PwC?

  • The best professional expertise to support your business
    • More than 600 audit professionals in Finland
    • support and expertise of PwC network which operates in 157 countries
  • Continuous training of our auditors
  • Modern audit by using the best possible technology available
  • New vision and strong commitment
  • Quality of our work: We utilise quality measuring and processes to ensure the quality in all we do.

 

Learning through work: professional auditors of the future

We value the development of our profession. Every year we offer audit traineeships to up to 150 students.

 

Contact us

Pasi Karppinen

Pasi Karppinen

Partner, Assurance Leader

Tel: +358 (0)20 787 7833

Ylva Eriksson

Ylva Eriksson

Partner, Assurance

Tel: +358 (0) 20 7877391

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