IIA Calls for Internal Auditors at All Public Companies
The organization tells the SEC that an internal audit function should be recognized as "a matter of basic good governance."
Most Internal Auditors See Role Becoming More Strategic
But only 11% of chief audit executives see their current internal audit function as providing value-added services and proactive advice.
SEC to Award $30M to Whistleblower
The award will be the largest made by the SEC, although the whistleblower claimed that it was below the average percentage amount others got.
Internal Auditor Reports Getting ‘Sanitized’
But one audit committee chair knows how to get a fuller picture from internal auditors.
Aided by Data Analytics, Internal Auditors Dig Deep
Internal auditors who incorporate data analytics will reap the benefits of real-time risk management.
How Allstate’s Internal Audit Chief Tackles Fraud
The insurer's top internal auditor works with the CFO and the chair of the audit committee to prevent financial misstatements.
How the C-Suite Can Impact Internal Controls
Good internal controls need to start at the top of a firm. But they must be carried through to all levels, say experts.
Internal Audit: a Dead-end Job?
A new study reveals that new entrants to the corporate-accounting profession have second thoughts about entering internal audit.
WorldCom Whistle-blower Cynthia Cooper
What she was feeling and thinking as she took the steps that, as it turned out, would change Corporate America.
Should Internal Audit Report to the CFO?
Moody's recommends that the chief internal auditor report to the CEO and the audit committee, not the CFO.