Auditing for the automotive industry: Our services


Comprehensive, high-quality and future-oriented services for the automotive industry must always meet the requirement of added value. We develop joint, targeted solutions to the issues facing the industry – be it a traditional audit of financial statements in compliance with the German Commercial Code (HGB) or IFRS, or comprehensive support for an M&A transaction:

    • Group and annual audits in accordance with German and international auditing standards
    • Audits of balance sheets as of the balance sheet date or closing accounts
    • Special statutory audits:
      • Special audits in accordance with GmbH law, stock corporation law or transformation law (e.g. in the case of formation, transformation, merger or change of capital)
      • Audits in accordance with the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG)
      • Audits of monetary transactions and holdings in insolvency proceedings (§ 69 InsO) 
  • Review engagements (IDW PS 900)
  • Audits of operational processes and internal control systems
  • Audit of compliance management systems
  • Audit of reorganisation concepts
  • Digital governance, risk & compliance:
    • Data Protection Compliance Audits (IDW PH 9.860.1)
    • Audit of the compliance of IT-supported business processes (IDW PH 9.330.2)
    • Ensuring the compliance of data processing when using IT for accounting (IDW PS 330)
    • Project-accompanying audit during the introduction of ERP systems and software development (IDW PS 850)
    • Audit of archiving systems
    • Audit of service providers in outsourcing and cloud computing (IDW PS 951)
    • Outsourcing / co-sourcing of internal auditing
  • Accompaniment of corporate actions:
    • Issuance of comfort letters
    • Support in the preparation of prospectuses
    • Audit of pro forma statements
  • Embezzlement audits
  • Other audits / attestation services:
    • Attestation of financial covenants
    • Creditworthiness and depositary audits
    • Audit of environmental reports and environmental information systems
    • Audit of sustainability reports
    • Audit according to packaging law
  • Accounting and reporting:
    • Preparation of closing balance sheets or closing accounts
    • Conversion to IFRS and introduction of new standards
    • Lease accounting according to IFRS 16
    • Organisation and optimisation of accounting
    • Solutions to complex business transactions:           
      • Revenue recognition in series production and special construction
      • Development costs & development cooperations
      • Tooling
      • Accounting for grants
      • Joint ventures, joint operations and special purpose entities
    • Support during enforcement audits
    • Preparation of annual and consolidated financial statements according to HGB, IFRS or US-GAAP
    • Tax accounting
  • Audit-related consulting services:
    • Planning and reporting
    • Financial modeling
    • Valuation Services:
      • Valuation and recoverability of assets in the transformation process
    • Due Diligence
  • Other services:
    • Implementation and support of internal auditing
    • IT auditing: With risk-oriented auditing to continuous improvement
    • IT auditing outside of the audit of financial statements (IDW PS 860)
    • Software certification (IDW PS 880)


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Christian Maier


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