Audit & Assurance Services in Portugal
Nº 104 - 4º Esq, Rua Artilharia Um, Lisbon, 1099-053
The company Amável Calhau & Associados, SROC, Lda, was created in 1981 under the name Amável Calhau & Justino Romão, SROC, having undergone several transformations to date.
This company is registered in the list of statutory auditors' companies of the Order of Statutory Auditors under No. 19 and in the list of auditors registered with the CMVM under No. 20161378.
The company is made up of 3 partners (2 reviewers and a non-reviewing partner). The audit partners hold the professional qualification of statutory auditor (ROC) and carry out their activity in a regime of exclusive dedication and in complete independence.
The company has representative customers from the most diverse sectors of activity.
Our company's orientation and way of being is based on the following principles:
Serving the market - The legitimacy of our project results from the adequacy of the offer to the needs and expectations of the market, and not from one or more legal obligations
Each customer as a unique entity - In competitive markets, all organizations must affirm their culture, vision and form of partnership with the customer. Considering each client as unique, we look for solutions tailored to their specific needs and characteristics.
The quality of our employees is our added value. We select by intellectual, moral and professional competence.
How we work
We have developed a culture of quality that excels in establishing long-lasting partnership relationships with our customers. The key to this partnership is the exchange of information , complemented with specific know-how in the technologies we use and in the business in which we operate.
At the end of each project, we prepare a detailed final report on the work carried out and the respective conclusions. In the event that unresolved deficiencies are found during the execution of the work, the consequences of the work will be identified in the report, as well as the best way to solve them.
The work teams are made up of professionals with extensive experience and specific training in the areas required for the execution of tasks.
The work is carried out by teams, which include a mission officer and one or more auditors, being supervised by the auditors, with the following staff being constituted: 2 Senior partner auditors, one non-ROC partner, 6 senior Auditors, 1 Trainee ROC and 3 Administrative.
Our teams are governed by a very demanding code of ethics, which is why we encourage the continuous training of all employees and provide training appropriate to the challenges we face daily, with the encouragement of personal fulfillment and career progression for all those who collaborate with us.
One of our main objectives is to carry out interventions with the services of our customers, discriminating and clarifying, in a timely manner, the divergences detected, and promoting their solution.
The work teams are made up of professionals with specific training and sufficient experience to guarantee the execution of tasks in the required areas.
At the end of each project, we prepare a detailed final report on the work carried out and the respective conclusions. If deficiencies are found that may not have been resolved during our intervention, they will be identified in the report in order to find the best way to resolve them.
Management / Planning / Execution
Management is carried out by the partners Amável Calhau and António Madeira de Oliveira.
The technical coordination of the work is done directly by the Reviewers (strategic planning and availability of resources).
The planning of the works is elaborated as follows:
Conducting weekly meetings with all auditors.
Conducting quarterly meetings between Reviewers and Auditors to define and restructure the annual strategy.
The work is carried out in approximately 90% at the client's premises, with its geographic distribution as follows:
80% are carried out in the Greater Lisbon Region.
20% are carried out from North to South of the country, and the autonomous region of Madeira.
The work processes and procedures are previously defined and subject to an internal quality control in accordance with the rules disclosed by the Order of Statutory Auditors.
Control is exercised continuously by one of the partners of the company, either for the finished work or during the execution of the same, promoting the constant improvement of the quality of our services.
Under the terms of the audit supervision legislation, these processes are subject to external control exercised by the CMVM (Securities Market Commission).Show more +