What is an audit? Why do I have to have one? How do I effectively hire an auditor? If I prepare all the workpapers, what does my auditor really do? Learn the secrets from a real-life auditor and become informed about the practices auditors do not usually reveal to their clients while performing an audit. Do you have a difficult time preparing for the year-end financial statement audit? Do you find it challenging to provide information requested by the independent auditor? Does it seem to take a long time to finalize the audit and receive your report? Let us provide some ideas to help identify areas for improvement in your audit process and ways to collaborate with other staff members in the process.