PENGARUH KEAKTIFAN KOMITE AUDIT DAN AUDIT EKSTERNAL TERHADAP MANAJEMEN LABA

DEWINTA, Nonie and SYAFRUDDIN, Muchammad (2015) PENGARUH KEAKTIFAN KOMITE AUDIT DAN AUDIT EKSTERNAL TERHADAP MANAJEMEN LABA. Undergraduate thesis, Fakultas Ekonomika dan Bisnis.

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Abstract

Audit committee and external audit have a very important role to oversee the financial reporting process and monitor the propensity of a company managers to manipulate earnings. Monitoring mechanism is a key factor to reduce conflicts of interest and any opportunistic behavior from the manager. This study aims to examine the effect of activeness of the audit committee, external audit and the interaction between activeness of the audit committee and external audit on earnings management in the non-financial companies in Indonesia. This study uses secondary data from annual reports and financial statements on non-financial companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2013. The sampling method used is purposive sampling. The total number of samples in this study were 200 data, but after going through the stages of data processing, there are 22 of data outliers that should be excluded from the sample. Thus, the total number of eligible final sample was observed that 178 data. Variable earnings management, activeness of the audit committee, external audit and the interaction between activeness of the audit committee and external audit analyzed by Ordinary Least Square regression. The results of this study indicate that the activeness of the audit committee and external audit Big 4 are significantly negative effect on earnings management. However, the interaction between activeness of the audit committee and external audit significantly positive effect on earnings management. This finding suggests that both the monitoring mechanisms functioning jointly within the firm would indicate potential increasing earnings management.

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Additional Information:Audit Committee, external audit, earnings management, discretionary accruals.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Audit Committee, external audit, earnings management, discretionary accruals.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:Faculty of Economics and Business > Department of Accounting
ID Code:45443
Deposited By:Mr. Perpustakaan Fakultas Ekonomi
Deposited On:15 Apr 2015 11:00
Last Modified:15 Apr 2015 11:00

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