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How could the manager of the restaurant evaluate the effectiveness of the controls

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1. Recently, you had lunch with some friends at a new restaurant in your neighbourhood. After ordering, the server entered his password into a computer and punched in your order. The server continued taking orders and you noticed the cook removing a small printout and placing it on the wall in front of him (presumably your order). When the food was ready, it was placed directly below your order. The server looked at the printout, put it in his pocket, and then brought your order to the table.;When you finished eating, the server again entered his password and printed two copies of your bill. One copy was attached to the order slip, and the second was brought to you. You decided to pay by credit card, so two copies of the credit card authorization were brought to the table for signature. You kept one and the signed copy was returned to the server.;REQUIRED;a. What internal controls (manual, computer-assisted, and automated) are present at the restaurant?;b. How could the manager of the restaurant evaluate the effectiveness of the controls?;c. What are the costs and benefits of the restaurant?s controls?;2. For the audit of Carbald Supply Company, Farda is conducting a test of sales for the first nine months of the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012. Incorrect revenue recognition has been assessed as a significant risk. Materiality is set at $750,000.;Included in the audit procedures are the following;1. Foot and cross-foot the sales journal and trace the balance to the general ledger.;2. Review all sales transactions for reasonableness.;3. Select a sample of recorded sales from the sales journal and trace the customer name and amounts to duplicate sales invoices and the related shipping document.;4. Select a sample of shipping document numbers and perform the following tests;4.1 Trace the shipping document to the related duplicate sales invoice.;4.2 Examine the duplicate sales invoice to determine whether copies of the shipping document, shipping order, and customer order are attached.;4.3 Examine the shipping order for an authorized credit approval.;4.4 Examine the duplicate sales invoice for an indication of internal verification of quantity, price, extensions, and footings, trace the balance to the accounts receivable master file.;4.5 Compare the price on the duplicate sales invoice with the sales price in the product master file and the quantity with the shipping document.;4.6 Trace the total on the duplicate sales invoice to the sales journal and the accounts receivable master file for customer, name, amount, and date.;REQUIRED;a. State the audit objective associated with each of the audit procedures.;b. Identify those audit procedures, which are potential controls with respect to revenue recognition. Justify your response.;c. Identify those audit procedures where computer-assisted audit tests (CAATs) can be used for all or part of the audit procedure. State the process that the CAATs can complete.;d. What type of sampling would you use for these audit procedures? Justify your response.;e. State the appropriate sampling unit, define the attribute that you would test, and define exception conditions for each of the audit procedures.;f. Which of the audit procedures are dual-purpose tests? Justify your response.

 

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