You Might Be an Irritating Auditor

 

Very often, even your best friends won't tell you. But there is a chance you suffer from the heartbreak of being an irritating auditor. Below, a list of symptoms which indicate you might, indeed, be an irritating auditor.
 
If you believe value add means four findings gets you a fifth one free...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
If you tell people it's okay to share their passwords because you are the auditor, and then write them up for a computer security violation...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
If you constantly brag that you passed the CIA on your first try...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
If you start every kick-off meeting with "We're here because the audit charter says you have to"...
                You might be an irritating auditor
 
If you've ever written up your wife for writing checks, making deposits, and reconciling the bank account...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
If you start every interview with "Do you know what you were doing wrong?"...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
If your cellphone ringtone is a police siren...
                You might be an irritating auditor. (In fact, you may just be irritating, period.)
 
If your Twitter handle is @I'mRightandYou'reWrongNannerNannerNanner...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
If you aren't happy unless a meeting ends with somebody crying (even if it is another auditor)...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
If you insist that all audit report titles include the words "Ineffective", "Gotcha", or "Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha"...
                You might be an irritating auditor.
 
And
 
If you continue to repeat a phrase over and over...
                You might be an irritating auditor (or an irritating blogger)

Posted on Mar 27, 2013 by Mike Jacka

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  1. Just finished quarterly reporting and annual reporting on IA activities. Loved this post!! ;)

  1. If your favorite phrase from Hawaii 5-0 (the original series)is "Book em Danno", you might be an OLD irritating auditor.

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