Today's global marketplace is constantly changing and evolving, but dynamic businesses are agile, adapting to the environment. Auditing and financial reporting remain high on the agenda as the implications of not getting it right can be serious. Robust reporting with independent opinion gives confidence to businesses who are constantly driving for open and transparent growth.
Navigating this ever-changing regulatory landscape requires a tailored, responsive approach, aligned to your specific needs and focused on addressing your key challenges and risks. Whether it be a Greek or a global audit, this is our approach with clients.
Integrity and quality
Like you, our reputation is built on the quality of the work we deliver. Our approach to quality assurance is designed not only to ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements, but more importantly to ensure that we deliver the absolute best to our clients every time we work with them.
We offer robust independence as a core value against which all of our services and people are assessed; more hands-on input and accessibility at senior level; more face-to-face time with clients; to take the time to understand clients’ needs; specialists that operate outside technical silos; and sector and industry specialists with breadth and depth of expertise.
Supporting you to achieve your ambitions
We provide a wide range of audit and assurance services to private, public and international companies across various sectors.
Our people are committed to delivering best-in-class assurance services in locations where you are. We respond to the challenges of our clients with high quality, value for money technical solutions every time. We have the highest number of listed audit clients of the Athens Exchange.
We can provide you with innovative assurance services covering the following:
Grant Thornton, being a member of GTI network, implements GTIL’s audit methodology (“LEAP”), which comprises in procedures that focus our efforts on those areas of your financial statements that represent the greatest risk. Our audit approached is governed by policies that ensure compliance with the International Standards on Auditing, International Standards on Quality Control and the IFAC Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants.
One of the key elements that contribute to the high quality of services that we offer is the development of innovative technology and software programs. We believe that superior technology creates efficient service and lower fees. We have incorporated innovative computer applications into our audit procedures that can be tailored to the specific needs and characteristics of each organization.
More specifically, our services relate to:
- Statutory audit of annual financial statements (IFRS, Greek GAAP, US GAAP)
- Audit of consolidated financial statements
- Audit of interim financial statements
Our audit methodology and our software are constantly evaluated to ensure adherence to International Standards on Auditing, whilst updated versions are released on an annual basis.
In addition to our own quality control procedures and in line with GTIL, every member firm is subject to Audit Review at regular intervals –following the relative selection– conducted by GTIL. This review is a systematic check of the quality of member firms’ audit procedures carried out at least once every three years by independent and suitably qualified partners and managers from other member firms under the overall direction of GTIL.
Grant Thornton, as a Chartered Accountants and Management Consultants firm, renders Special tax audit services for the issuance of Tax Compliance Report.
Tax audit, according to article 65A of law 4174/2013, as in force or as may be replaced refers to public limited companies, limited liability companies and branches of foreign companies whose financial statements are audited, under general or specific provisions of existing legislation, by statutory auditors and audit firms are registered in the public register of L.4449 / 2017 (F.E.K.7), as in force or as may be replaced.
Our audit is conducted in accordance with the provisions of International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000, “Assurance Engagements Other Than Audits or Reviews of Historical Financial Information” and the effective legislation.
Regarding the rendered service, it is to be noted that we comply with ethical requirements and design and perform the engagement in order to obtain assurance on the subject matters under consideration in all material respects.
Also included in the assurance services are:
- Limited Assurance
- Other Assurance
- Agreed upon Assurance