The Top Internal Audit Skills Being Recruited in 2012

Posted on Aug 14, 2012

I have written frequently over the past three years about the refocusing of internal auditing’s priorities around the world. The era of extensive focus on the effectiveness of financial controls is a thing of the past for most internal audit departments. Instead, annual internal audit programs in 2012 are apt to be more equally divided between operational risks, financial risks, and compliance risks. Emphasis on IT and fraud risks also has increased since 2008.  

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Drive-by Auditing: Don't Be Guilty of "Hit and Run"

Posted on Aug 2, 2012

I have written extensively over the years of the need to improve the timeliness of internal audit results. Nothing undermines the value of an internal audit more than delivering the results when it is too late for management to correct a problem or too late to avoid further fraud, waste, or mismanagement. 

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