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Audit Services Procurement Research Report | Published: Oct 2014

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Audit Services: Procurement Research Report Highlights

Benchmark Price RFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
3-year Price Forecast Supply Chain Analysis
Supplier Intelligence Sample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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The Audit Services procurement report contains data and analysis of current and future trends when buying goods and services. IBISWorld’s in-depth procurement research is always presented in a logical and consistent format for easy reference throughout a company. The Audit Services Procurement Research Report contains growth forecasts for a three-year outlook period and supplier profit benchmarks so your company can make the right purchasing decision.

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Price Forecast & Benchmarking
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Audit Services - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2014, the price of audit services is anticipated to grow moderately at an annualized rate of 2.0%. Price volatility has been moderate during the period, posing medium level of risk to buyers. Audit prices are shaped by conditions in downstream markets, as well as external demand drivers and input costs.Among input costs, wages constitute the largest expense category... purchase to read more

Audit Services - Total Cost of Ownership

There are no hidden costs of ownership associated with buying audit services. As such, the total cost of ownership is low, where these costs account for less than 50.0% of the benchmark purchase price per year. Acquisition costs can be substantial in the first year, though, given the staff time devoted to identifying and selecting a supplier. Moreover, new audit suppliers are likely to require... purchase to read more

 


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This report is intended to assist buyers of audit services. Audit service providers are accountants certified to review the accounting records of public and private organizations and to attest to compliance with generally accepted accounting practices. Auditors are generally part of offices of certified public accountants (CPAs) and provide auditing financial statements and advice on matters related to accounting. Auditors are expected to be entirely independent of the companies or organizations they audit. They should present an unbiased and skeptical evaluation of the audited company’s financial condition and statements for shareholders and other interested parties. This report does not include tax accounting services.



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