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How to appoint an auditor

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An auditor plays a vital function in reinforcing the reliability of financial information by assessing the financial statements of the company and making sure that the information fairly presents the financial condition and past performance of the company.

Step 1: From the Company tab navigate to Company Administration and under Actions, click on Appoint Auditor.

Step 2: Search for a registered auditor via their IRBA number.

Step 3: Next, stipulate the date of appointment, and in the Appointment box, select the Auditor option then proceed to select the Professional Body. Click Save to continue.

Step 4: InfoDocs will automatically generate a Resolution and Consent to Act. Download and save these documents, or find them in the Template Library later, then click Submit to CIPC.

Step 5: In order to finalise this appointment, send the following documents to

Verified/Certified ID – Newly appointed auditor
Proof of Address – Newly appointed auditor
Ordinary Resolution – Auditor Appointment (to be signed by the Board)
Consent to Act as Auditor – to be signed by the company secretary)
Auditor Change – COR44 (to be signed by an existing director)

Step 6: Your transaction will be reviewed by CIPC and you will receive the approval.

Updated on: 26/04/2023

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