“Audit Risk” Please respond to the following

“Audit Risk” Please respond to the following:

1.Imagine you work for an auditing firm. Your most recent task is to determine whether or not your firm should bid to perform the auditing services of a public company. Determine the fundamental kind of information that you need in order to make an informed decision as to whether or not to bid on the audit. Provide a rationale to support your response.
From the case study, analyze the key risk areas associated with an audit of Lincoln Federal Savings and Loan. Next, recommend at least two (2) risk areas that should be included in the audit plan. Provide a rationale to support your recommendation.

“Internal Control” Please respond to the following:

2.From the e-Activity, support or critique the idea that the Committee of Sponsoring Organization of the Treadway Commission (COSO) transition would strengthen internal controls over financial reporting in publicly traded companies. Provide a rationale to support your response.
From the case study, determine the fundamental control deficiencies associated with the credit function. Next, propose at least one (1) control improvement that the credit department management could make in the process. Provide a rationale to support your response.