Yes, CPAs and CAs Can Be Internal Auditors, Too!

Posted on Jul 29, 2013

One of the things I enjoy most about social media is its ability to stimulate passionate and seemingly endless debates over the most insignificant topics. For many, these debates take place on Facebook or Twitter. For internal auditors, LinkedIn tends to be the platform of choice. For the past few days, internal auditors and others have been chewing on one particular LinkedIn post like a “dog with a bone.” 

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Are You Auditing Up the Wrong Tree?

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

One of the most important things internal auditors can do to meet stakeholder expectations is to ensure internal audit priorities align with those of the board and executive management. Risks that “keep our stakeholders up at night” also should be of concern to us. 

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Risk Management in Government: An Oxymoron?

Posted on Jul 11, 2013

Recent risk-management failures in Washington, D.C., have reflected what happens when an organization with so many risks associated with the achievement of its mission fails to anticipate and manage those issues effectively.

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Five Red Flags That Your Internal Audit Department May Be Losing Stakeholder Support

Posted on Jul 1, 2013

Stakeholder support is vital to internal auditing’s ability to add value and contribute to the organizations we serve. When chief audit executives and their staff are not meeting stakeholder expectations, there are typically signs or early indications that the support we might have enjoyed in the past is starting to slip.

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