Engagement Letters

There are several engagment letters available at the moment. A list of which is on the right.

More can be specially tailored on request. These letters form the basis of a contract between the accountant/auditor and their client and are compulsory in the case of audit assignments and highly advisable as a risk management tool for all other assignments. They are sold individually, but there is a bulk discount for orders of 5 or more.

- Orders by e-mail to All orders will be delivered by e-mail with a VAT invoice.
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Each of these manuals is customised for your company.

International Standard on Quality Control 1 (ISQC1) (Revised) Manual (November 2017 version)  €150+VAT.
This manual enables audit firms comply with the latest revised quality control requirements of ISQC 1 issued by the IAASA and also ensures adherence to the revised International Education Standard 8 (IES 8 ) on the ongoing education and training of audit personnel. (Click on the thumbnail for a larger view of the table of contents.)
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Anti-Money Laundering Procedures Manual for the Republic of Ireland (February 2017 version) for €125+VAT
This up to date anti-money laundering procedures manual enables accountancy firms in Ireland comply with the requirements of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act, 2010 and the Criminal Justice Act, 2013 in order to identify clients, beneficial owners of client entities and politically exposed persons as well as deal with the documentation and reporting obligations of the legislation. (Click on the thumbnails for a larger view of the table of content.)
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John spoke at the Cork Society of Chartered Accountants Annual Practice Day at the Radisson Hotel, Little Island Cork on 10 March 2015. His session was about ‘Efficiencies and Profitability for your Practice’’.

Download slides in PDF format.


A Manual On Audit by John McCarthy
Purchase from Chartered Accountants Ireland website

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