Internal Audit

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Internal Audit

An inspection and verification of the financial records of a company or firm by a member of its own staff to determine the accuracy and acceptability of its accounting practices.

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Fadi Sidani, partner-in-charge, Middle East enterprise risk services, Deloitte, said: "A massive awareness campaign is necessary to raise the profile of the audit profession especially among college and university students to entice them to explore the possibility of pursuing a career as an internal auditor after graduation.
Boards of directors sometimes request the external auditor to quantify the audit fee savings of adding an internal auditor to its present staff (Wallace, 1984b).
Conducted researchs on the role of internal auditors indicate that internal auditors have significant role in auditing committees [23].
Internal auditors should be the guardians of our corporate life.
As per the Institute of Internal Auditors IPPF (International Professional Practice Framework), 'internal audit is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organisation's operations.
Translating this reference to Arabic was mainly to serve the Arabic speaking Internal Auditors.
Although an internal auditor's primary role is to provide an independent, objective view of the activities in the credit union, today's internal auditor wears many hats.
8220;By writing this article, I was able to convey that as organizations transition many operations to third-party vendors, internal auditors need to examine the increased risks in outsourcing.
Independence; in order to avoid external pressures that might face the internal auditor.
Yet this is what we expect of key players in our risk management offices, our internal auditors.
The role of internal auditors expanded dramatically with the enactment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA, 1977).
As internal auditors, we are not independent of DoN, we are part of it.

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