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5 Sure Signs You Are Well-suited for a Career in Internal Auditing

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

Job growth for auditors has been very strong for much of the past decade. That has made internal auditing a great option for those entering the workforce or considering a career change. However, picking a job and flourishing in it is about more than opportunity alone. Is the position a right fit for you, and are you the right fit for the company or organization? I first explored this question in a 2014 blog, and took a much deeper dive into the attributes of those who succeed in internal audit in my 2017 book, Trusted Advisors: Key Attributes of Outstanding Internal Auditors.

We all seek jobs that we will enjoy and be good at, but one size doesn't fit all. Based on my years in internal auditing and observing the experiences of others in our profession, I believe there are five signs that indicate you are likely to be a great fit for a career in internal auditing.

Read the full InternalAuditor.org blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.