Auditor shortage is putting business integrity at risk

Michael Andrew
Fri, 12 Nov 2021

Auditor shortage is putting business integrity at risk
CAANZ group executive for NZ Peter Vial. (Photo: Supplied)
Michael Andrew
Fri, 12 Nov 2021
The intensifying shortage of senior auditors in New Zealand could have a significant impact on the transparency and trust of a range of private and public entities, according to Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ (CAANZ). CAANZ group executive for NZ Peter Vial said NZ had been dependent on a seasonal stream of senior auditors to carry out the work here before covid-19.The closed borders had stymied that flow and the resulting shortage was forcing low-priority organisations to delay or even defer their reporting because they couldn&rsq...

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