Re: Is your company's doc team responsible for writing documents for audit purposes?

Subject: Re: Is your company's doc team responsible for writing documents for audit purposes?
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:04:05 -0400

On Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:15:14 -0400, McLauchlan, Kevin <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

well.... complied. Did some research on items where I'd previously said nothing or said stuff differently than they wanted it said. Rewrote a few sections. Took the opportunity to tune up some areas that they weren't even concerned about, because I liked their approach.

The only problem arises if the company does the stuff ONE way and the auditors want it done ANOTHER WAY. You suddenly serve two masters.

Long ago my friend was documenting the bookkeeping methods at a company, preparatory to moving it to a computerized operation. There was a slight problem--the owner kept two sets of books, one for himself, and one for the IRS. Quittin' time!


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Is your company's doc team responsible for writing documents for audit purposes?: From: Simon
RE: Is your company's doc team responsible for writing documents for audit purposes?: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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