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Benchmarking Report

2018 IT Audit Benchmarking Survey

The IT Audit Benchmarking Study results from ISACA and Protiviti paint a vivid picture of the ways IT audit leaders and professionals are succeeding, as well as where they need to “step up their games.”

Process Flow

Child Care Process Map

This flowchart defines the steps in a child care process including the controls and procedure specifications.


Compliance Overview Questionnaire - Child Care

This tool provides an overview, key risks, expected key controls and questions to consider for the child care process.

Updated Questionnaire

Cash Disbursements: Preliminary Controls Assessment Questionnaire

This questionnaire is intended to help the internal audit department understand existing business processes and management's view of the internal control environment.

Updated Audit Report

Strategic Internal Audit Plan

This sample outlines the approach employed by internal audit to develop the audit plan and indicative projects for the year.

Hot Issue Article

Measuring Up To the New MACRA Quality Standards

This article points out several things that healthcare providers should be doing right now to ensure their organization has a good governance structure in place.


Consumer Products and Services: Industry Perspectives, March 2018

May’s Industry Perspectives on Consumer Products and Services covers whether the consumer products and services industry can sell its vision to the workforce, and more.

April 16, 2018


Agile Risk Management – Reinventing RCSAs

This paper covers Protiviti’s perspective on establishing and sustaining leading practices for risk and control self-assessments (RCSAs), consistent with Protiviti’s Agile Risk Management philosophy.

Audit Analytics Article

New Tax Cut Law Is Complicating Fourth Quarter Earnings Data

The sweeping changes from the Tax Cut & Jobs Act law (TCJA) will significantly affect most large companies, and many of them took different approaches on how to explain the impact.

New KnowledgeLeader Blog Post

5 Keys to Managing Relations With The Board of Directors

In this week's blog, we provide keys for improving a company's process in managing relations with the board of directors, as well as performance measures.

Featured Links

How audit committees can evaluate lease accounting implementation

Affiliated with the AICPA, the Center for Audit Quality has created a new tool to help audit committees evaluate lease accounting implementation. Source:

A Seminal Challenge for the Audit and Compliance Committee

Federal deregulation efforts are taking place while we are witnessing heightened expectations of governance accountability. Source:

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Internal Control Over Financial Reporting: Understanding Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley

This basic-level training provides an overview of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

KnowledgeLeader's Greatest Hits

Enterprise Risk Management Questionnaire

This questionnaire can be used when analyzing an organization's enterprise risk management strategy.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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