2017 Audit Fee Survey Report

Author: Dave Pelland, managing director of research at Financial Executives Research Foundation

Length: 36 pages

Key takeaways: 
  • The rise in public company and non-profit audit fees is slowing, despite upward pressures
  • Nearly half of the companies surveyed observed increased audit requirements for documentation and additional testing of internal controls
  • Despite pressures, these entities were able to mitigate their fees by focusing on process automation and auditor collaboration
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