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The purpose of this Statement is to provide guidance to the auditor who uses the work of a specialist in performing an examination of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. For purposes of this Statement, a specialist is a person (or firm) possessing special skill or knowledge in a particular field other than accounting or auditing. Examples of such specialists include actuaries, appraisers, attorneys, engineers, and geologists.
Auditing -- Standards -- United States; Specialists
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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Auditing Standards Executive Committee, "Using the work of a specialist; Statement on auditing standards, 011" (1975). Statements on Auditing Standards. 8.