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How to Optimize Effective Audit Planning

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Fri, Dec 20, 2019 @ 12:40 PM

Audit planning sets the tone for the audit. If audit planning hasn't been done well, it can make the entire audit much more difficult. You should be answering four key questions during audit planning:

 

 

 

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Topics: Internal Audit, Audit Planning

What is Internal Auditing?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Oct 25, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

What is internal auditing?

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Topics: Internal Audit, IT Audit, Audit Committee & Board, Audit Planning, Audit Testing

What is Strategic Forecasting?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Feb 01, 2018 @ 11:27 AM

Budgeting is a systematic process for:

  • Expressing future plans in formal quantitative terms
  • Allocating resources to achieve strategic goals
  • Monitoring progress toward goals
  • Controlling spending
  • Predicting cash flow and profits
  • Serving as a vehicle for communicating plans in an orderly manner throughout the organization
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Topics: Audit Planning, Accounting/Finance, Budgeting

Internal Audit Staffing and Audit Plan Report

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @ 08:01 AM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: Entity-Level Control, Audit Planning, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Internal Audit’s Performance – Raising the Bar

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

The internal audit function’s position within a company is unique. It provides its principal stakeholders (audit committee members and management) valuable and objective assurance on governance, risk management and control processes, as well as consulting services to improve operations. With this critical responsibility to fulfill, implicit in executing those duties is internal audit’s continuous improvement to its own practices.

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Topics: Internal Audit, Risk Assessment, Audit Committee & Board, Quality Assessment Review, Audit Planning

Mining Internal Audit’s Capabilities and Needs

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 @ 09:51 AM
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Topics: Internal Audit, IT Audit, Audit Committee & Board, Audit Planning

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