Board Perspectives Issue 50 – Five Risk Oversight Questions Directors Should Ask
Issue 50 of Board Perspectives: Risk Oversight offers five questions for boards to consider as they take a fresh look at their 2014 risk oversight agendas.
OCC Updates Guidance on Third-Party Relationships
This Flash Report discusses OCC 2013-29 in the context of recent economic and regulatory issues the financial services industry has faced.
Compliance Week Article
PCAOB Explains Views on Audit Quality Control
The inspections staff of the PCAOB is getting more specific with audit firms about what they expect in improvements to quality control systems.
Building Trust Across Boundaries
This article discusses the great challenge of trust building that a team leader faces in a virtual team and steps that can be followed to keep the team trust alive.
Discussing Key Results from Protiviti’s 2014 Finance Priorities Survey – Part 2: Strategic Planning, Forecasting and Performance Management
Protiviti Managing Director Jay Thompson takes a look at the survey findings related to financial analysis, including forward-looking demands and historical reporting.
Internal Audit Ratings Guide
This 19-page guide explains various audit report ratings systems and provides guidelines for assigning report ratings.
Self-Assessment Survey Design Guide
This guide helps an organization prepare a self-assessment survey, highlighting preliminary planning considerations and a variety of questionnaire design tips.
Updated Audit Report
Internal Audit Plan Status – Report to the Audit Committee
This sample internal audit report to the audit committee presents a logical, easy-to-follow summary of completed, in-progress and scheduled audit projects.
Updated Job Description
Vice President, Internal Audit/Chief Audit Executive Job Description
This job description provides responsibilities and qualifications for the vice president internal audit/chief audit executive position.