- compliance with government regulations,
- the satisfaction of a potential financier’s requests,
- or as part of stage-setting for eventual public offering, to name just a few.
As a result, accounting firms are called on to complete thousands of complex, detailed audits each year, generating massive and varied data stores.
Auditing firms may use bespoke platforms or commercially available web-based tools to track and maintain these datasets and the notes and findings auditors generate from them. Security and access protection are, not surprisingly, of the utmost importance.