In accordance with the Articles of Association, the company shall have at least one (1) and no more than four (4) regular auditors; the number of deputy auditors shall not exceed this. The auditors and deputy auditors shall be public accountants or firms of independent public accountants authorised by the Central Chamber of Commerce of Finland. The term of service of the auditors shall end at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting following their election.
The auditor provides Atria’s shareholders with an Auditor’s Report document in accordance with the law, in conjunction with the company’s financial statements, and reports regularly to the Board of Directors and management. The auditor participates in a Board meeting at least once a year, on which occasion a discussion of hte audit plam and the results of auditing is arranged.
In 2015, Atria Plc’s Annual General Meeting elected PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, a firm of authorised public accountants, as the company’s auditor for the term ending at the closing of the next Annual General Meeting. According to the firm, the auditor in charge is Authorised Public Accountant Juha Wahlroos. The remuneration is paid to the auditor according to an invoice approved by the company.
Auditor’s remuneration for the 2015 accounting period
In 2015, the Group paid a EUR 344,000 in auditor’s remuneration to PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd. The whole Group paid a total of 75,000 euros for sevices not related to auditing.