Explore the benefits of Spectas
The advantages of Spectas at a glance
Here you get an overview of the areas in which Spectas makes your work easier.
Overview of all clients (dashboard, control list)
The overview corresponds to the control list recommended by EXPERTsuisse, which gives a good overview of the essential aspects of all clients.
Overview of revision status (Cockpit)
The revision cockpit provides a good overview of the revision. The relevant position regarding materiality, risks and their progress can be seen at a glance. Individual items of the annual financial statement and the associated audit procedures can be viewed or reviewed directly.
Guided, flexible revision procedure
Spectas enables systematic, efficient and complete auditing. The auditor is not limited in his approach and work, but supported instead.
Work in a team
All team members always have the latest data and can also work on a revision at the same time. There are no efforts for synchronization needed.
Document management, linking of items of the annual statement with related documents
All documents are always linked to the corresponding item of the annual financial statement and the associated audit procedures. Traceability and verification are thus greatly simplified. Also missing but necessary documents are recognized immediately. Upon receipt of the documents, they can easily be assigned to the position using drag & drop.
Simple data import (annual invoice)
The annual invoice can be imported from any ERP / accounting solution. The annual invoice is exported from the ERP / accounting solution as xls and then can be imported to Spectas via a simple mechanism and converted into a standard classification.
Document exchange with client
The client can upload their documents directly through secure access to their account associated with their revision. This considerably simplifies the auditor's work, since both the client and the auditor have a common overview of the documents already delivered or of missing documents. It greatly simplifies administrative work for the auditor as well as for the client. In addition, the auditor has immediate overview of missing documents of any client, thus, a client can easily be reminded.
First and only online solution
Spectas is the first and only online solution for performing audits. You do not need any installations but receive direct and secure access to your audits on the Swisscom server. You can easily exchange documents with your clients or involve external experts in the audit.
Thanks to the online solution, the data exchange between the auditing company and clients is only via an encrypted, anonymous connection. In addition, the data is protected behind professionally managed firewalls in Swisscom's data centers. Attacks on local data, such as those that took place worldwide in the spring of 2017, can thus be prevented.
Electronic signature with EXPERT SUISSE solution
With Spectas you can electronically sign your documents directly in Spectas with the solution recommended by the EXPERT SUISSE (Skribbel). The legally valid, electronically signed document can be provided directly and protected to your customer within Spectas.
No own hardware or software necessary
For Spectas you need only a browser and an online connection. Spectas is hosted and operated in highly secure data center of Swisscom. Access is protected according to e-banking standard. No installation and server costs, software licenses and sequrity updates.
No backup necessary
Backups are made automatically and daily in the Swisscom data center. It is no longer necessary to create backups manually.
Any number of users (no restrictions)
Spectas has no restriction on the number of users for limited revisions. You can set up new internal and external users without additional costs.
Rapid integration of partners
New users can be set up themselves and immediate access is possible.
For example, Spectas can include a partner office for a specific audit.
Spectas is partner of:
Everything is always saved
Since Spectas always stores all data, they cannot be lost
Data are stored in highly secure data centers (Swisscom)
The high-security data centers met the highest requirements. Your data is thus much better protected than on a local server or on the PC.
Automatic update of SER2015
Spectas ensures that the exam is the same as the SER. New versions of the SER are integrated.
QS (ISQC-CH 1)
When using Spectas, the most important aspects of QS are automatically fulfilled.
After completion of the revision a PDF of the entire revision can be generated. This PDF is stored in Spectas or archived externally. All documents used for the revision can be saved in a ZIP file (archive file) and archived externally as well.
No data transmission via e-mail
With Spectas, all data are always protected and transmitted in encrypted form. It is no longer necessary to create backups manually for clients or the audit expert to send documents by email via the Internet unprotected.
German / French / English
When you log in to Spectas, you can choose German as well as French and English as your language. Revisions can be done in all languages.