Financial Statement Audit 

Independent financial statement audits enhance the reliability of the information provided by companies to investors, creditors and other stakeholders in accordance with statutory requirements.

Duncan McLennan

Duncan McLennan

National Managing Partner, Audit

+61 2 9335 7182

Penny Stragalinos

Penny Stragalinos

Chief Operating Officer, Audit

+61 3 9288 5108

Good audits add value beyond the formal financial statements.


In the market place, credible financial statement audits reinforce investor confidence. Within organisations, they add to board and management understanding of the business and the risks it faces.


How we can help

KPMG provides independent audit services that will help to enhance the reliability and credibility of the financial reporting undertaken by client organisations.


  • Our skilled and experienced audit professionals work with clients and relevant external parties to understand the changing business environment.
  • We seek to get the basics right and to add value beyond the financial statements through the business insights we bring to each engagement.
  • We adopt an audit approach that is based on a proven methodology and reinforced by KPMG’s commitment to professional integrity, independence and ethical behaviour.
  • We equip our audit teams with advanced technology to provide a structured, risk-focused workflow.
  • We focus on clients’ key business risks.
  • We support the audit process with extensive experience of applying and interpreting accounting standards.
  • We identify industry trends, issues and insights that may influence the accuracy and completeness of financial statements.


We offer high-level technical capabilities, a client focused culture and access to a global network of respected audit professionals. Our advice is clear, concise and relevant.


KPMG has also established an Audit Committee Institute to help board audit committees and their members keep up with governance, auditing, accounting and financial reporting issues.

Accounting and Reporting Webinar Series

Accounting & Reporting Webinar Series
Our webinar series provides regular updates on the changing world of accounting and financial reporting.

Example Financial Statement resources

KPMG produces a range or resources to assist in the preparation of annual reports in accordance with Australian financial reporting requirements.