Providing assurance on organizations’ core functions, auditors have been involved in advising boards on key strategic initiatives, with some enjoying the status of trusted advisor. That is both a recognition that traditional audit work is not enough on its own to help the business execute its strategy in the face of emerging risks, and a realization that internal auditors can do more.
The IIA provides perspectives, insights, services, tools, and resources to support your needs of establishing trust, so use this resource page to help build your profile with stakeholders.
Internal Audit’s Role in Assuring Accurate Board Information
Board members have important responsibilities to carry out and key decisions to make. A recent study showed dissatisfaction among many with the data developed and provided by management on which they were charged with making decisions. This is a missed opportunity for internal auditors.
Read more in this issue of Tone at the Top.
2018 Planning Is Underway
The recently launched Audit Intelligence Suite is providing internal audit leaders with essential tools during this 2018 planning season. From stakeholder surveys to individual and team skills assessments with benchmarking capabilities, AEC and IIA members receive these services for free or with special rates.