Each year we receive requests for audit response letters from our large and ever-growing client family. In these requests, we are asked to identify pending or threatened litigation and claims and to confirm certain matters related to the district’s disclosure of unasserted claims.
Our firm’s responses must be tailored to the scope of the specific auditor requests and must be prepared in accordance with complex ethics guidelines, acknowledging the vital importance of maintaining public confidence in school financial statements, especially in this time of fiscal crisis. Although we expedite responses to these multiple requests, the required due diligence does not permit for immediate, “form letter” responses.
In the event your auditor notifies us of a need for an accelerated response timeline, we will work with them to ensure that the district’s audit timeline is met, but we ask that your auditors provide sufficient time to allow us to respond to all of our requests on a timely basis.
If you have questions concerning the audit response process for your district, please contact Heather Brickman.