Good Corporate Governance Mechanism and Audit Delay: An Empirical Study on Companies Listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in the Period of 2009-2011

Bambang , Bemby Soebyakto and Abu, Kosim and Mukhtaruddin, Mukhtaruddin and Imam, Mursidi (2013) Good Corporate Governance Mechanism and Audit Delay: An Empirical Study on Companies Listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in the Period of 2009-2011. Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, 9 (11). pp. 1457-1468. ISSN 1548-6583

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    Abstract

    Audit delay is a delay in reporting audit to Indonesia Stock Exchange. Capital Market Supervisory Agency) after the allotted time of 90 days after closing the book. Delay to publish audit report will affect the value of infromation, causing a bad sign for the company. As good corporate governance (GCG) is one way to solve the different interests, practices, and culture, companies implement GCG in an attempt to get more value. This study aims to measure the impact of corporate governance mechanisms on audit delay in companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in the period of 2009-2011. Variables of GCG mechanism consist of institutional ownership, number of audit committee members, and the percentage of independent commissioners. Purposive sampling method is used in sample selection procedure. Samples comprise 42 companies listed on the IDX. The simultaneous test results show that all the variables have a significant influence on audit delay. By the partial test, number of audit committee members has significantly affected audit delay, while institutional ownership and independent commissioners have no significant effect on audit delay. This study is limited to use only three variables to study their influence on audit delay in the reseach period of only three years.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: audit delay, institutional ownership, audit committees, independent commissioners
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
    Divisions: Faculty of Economics > Department of Accounting
    Depositing User: Mukhtaruddin Mukhtaruddin
    Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2013 11:49
    Last Modified: 05 Dec 2013 11:49
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/3135

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