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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Besides working with businesses and authorities such as the UAE Central Bank, internal auditors around the globe also follow the standards set by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - a guiding body for internal auditors that supports the strategic and operational decision making of organisations.
By moving from hindsight to insight, internal auditors exponentially added to the potential value of their services.
The effectiveness of IA lies in the auditors' ability to achieve established goals and objectives within the organization (Dittenhofer, 2001)However, Hodge (2012) mentioned that, many internal auditors have become dissatisfied in the jobs, which has led to a reduction in productivity within the organization and has decreased the levels of performance.
The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between uses of information technology in internal auditing by internal auditors Characteristics.
Globally, internal auditors play an important role in fighting corruption in the corporate world.
So the question arises, can internal auditors rely on the work performed by external auditors and at the same time ensure the integrity of the information?
Internal auditors need to start looking at ways to help management with strategic risks.
Translating this reference to Arabic was mainly to serve the Arabic speaking Internal Auditors.
As noted in the IIA's Position Statement (Whistle-blowing and the Internal Auditor), whistle-blowing can bring some difficult ethical decisions for the internal auditor, in the following circumstances where:
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.
Notification of the award will be posted on The Internal Auditor Institute's website beginning in July.

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