Inventory Cycle

Self Assessment of Internal Control Questionnaire

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Objectives and Risks
Objectives Risks
All transactions are approved by authorized individuals. Purchase unauthorized materials acquired in excess of need, at inappropriate prices, or on unfavorable terms.
All inventory items are subject to effective custodial accountability procedures and physical safeguards. Theft by employees or outsiders; inadequate insurance coverage.
All receipts and withdrawals of inventory are properly recorded and the records reflect actual quantities on hand. No basis for comparing actual usage with expected usage; inability to determine material reorder points.
All transactions are properly accumulated, classified and summarized in the accounts. Misstated financial statements; concealment of shortages.