INTERNAL AUDITING EFFICIENCY AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVING THE COMPANIES PERFORMANCE (A CASE STUDY OF EMENITE LIMITED ENUGU)
In the yearly of period of scientific management in the days of Fredrick Taylor, the use of management techniques known to them to improve the
organization to improve the condition of the management could be linked to care of a disease which are partly known while other more serious ailment ravaging the body has not been diagnosed at all.
Infact management techniques and principle like the principle of management, management by objective (MBO), management by the expected, minimum
and maximum great criterion, decision techniques and expected value etc., were all used as a way to enhance the organizational performance through good
decision making. All this was like first aid in treating organizational performance.
Efficiency in auditing provides means of appraising companies performance and diagnosing ill or weakness of the company more effectively and comprehensively.
INTERNAL AUDITING AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVING COMPANIES PERFORMANCE,
with the earning finding out how far has the EMENITE LIMITED ENUGU has carried out the efficiency required with a view to identifying the inefficient and deficiencies which are presumably believed to be non-existence and has the company used as a case of study been efficient as it ought to be.
A research work will be carried out on the coursed of low company performance and how o correct this abnormal using efficient auditing process.
The research work is divided into five chapters. The first chapters’ center on the introduction, the background of the study, statement of the study, objective
of the study, hypothesis testing, scope and definition of term.
Chapter two deal on the view of some authors on the topic while the chapter three deals with the research design and methodology, furthermore, chapter
four focuses on the data analysis and lastly, the chapter five is concern with the findings, summary of the findings, interpretation of data collected, conclusion
and recommendation. Written data source of questionnaire and interviews will make use of by the research library and that will form the part of the
secondary data formation collection and testing of the hypothesis will be done using;
Null hypothesis: Ho – the company’s internal auditing process is not eicient.
Alternative hypothesis (Hi) – the companies auditing process is eicient.
Finally, various attempt will be made on how best Emenite Nigeria should be improved by applying efficiency in the auditing process, by carrying out the under mention objective;
1. Analysis of the company in general
2. Reviewing and approving the soundness, adequately, use of operational research and other accounting control like the inventory control, process
costing, job costing control etc.
3. Assembling ascertaining, reviewing the extent of compliance with the established laws.
Since the creation of Enugu state on the 17 of august 1991 till date, many of the government owned company e.g. Niger gas limited, Emene flour mill limited
Emene, Anambra vegetable refinery oil Nachi, Nigeria cement company Nkalagu located at Eboyi state which is jointly owned by Enugu Eboyi and other state
– Imo are at the point of collapse. Many of the company if they are working are performing below 40% as optimum utilization as statistic on that will reveal
latter. The above issue is not peculiar with Enugu state alone. Recently, there has been a drastic change in the business trends in Nigeria. Many reasons has been giving for the anomalies in the business which has resulted in many companies down – fall, ranging from lack of accountability, company crisis, misappropriation of funds, fraud, excess expenditure that are usually not compactable with the real budget. In this maiden broadcast to the state government, Dr, Chimeroke Nnamani raveled that the account of Enugu state public service has not been audited since the state was created while chief Egbogu, the chairman of the panel constituted (among other things) find the best way of making the civil service more functional to increase the in the state.
In the interim report submitted to the deputy governor of Enugu state on Wednesday, 28 July 1999, that the fraud, over broad wage bill, ghost workers syndrome were the factor militating against the efficient performance of the civil service and reported that the civil service will not be having above twelve thousand workers (12,000) while here has Ben speculation that payment e been made to up to thirty thousand worker in Enugu state.