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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Job Description

This job description sample summarizes the responsibilities, key selection criteria and general information for the role of the chief information officer.

Vice President, Internal Audit Job Description

This sample job description outlines the responsibilities, key selection criteria and general information for the role of the vice president of internal audit.

Work Programs

Application Audit Work Program

This tool includes two audit program samples that can be used by organizations to evaluate and improve business unit application controls.

Treasury Security Review Audit Work Program

In this work program sample, we provide general best-practice steps for the treasury security review audit process.

System Post-Implementation Audit Work Program

This tool contains two sample audit programs designed to assess the usage, supporting information technology processes and infrastructure for an implemented system or application.

Benchmarking Report

2020 Finance Trends Survey Report: The Transformation of Transactional Work

When comparing the findings of our latest global survey of finance trends to the results of prior years, one of the most significant changes relates to the higher priority placed on transactional activities.


Quantum Computing: Why the Board Should Care

This issue of Board Perspectives summarizes why quantum computing offers companies a powerful value proposition for solving complex problems.

Hot Issue Articles

From Unprecedented Disruption, an Optimistic Vision for the Future

Protiviti’s Brian Christensen takes a look at audit's next chapter, underscored by the insights shared by audit leaders in the latest edition of Internal Auditing Around the World.

Gone Phishing: Elaborate Scams Are on the Rise, Are You Smart Enough to Recognize Them?

Protiviti Managing Director Michael Lyons shares a personal experience with, and an in-depth analysis of, a sophisticated phishing scam.

June 21, 2021

Premium Tool of the Week

Provide Financial Information to External Parties: Risk Reporting RCM

This document outlines risks and controls common to the risk reporting aspect of the “provide financial information to external parties” process in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

Recommended Resources

IIA Appoints New Chief of Strategic Initiatives

The IIA announced the appointment of Heather Pownall, a certified association executive, strategic consultant and facilitation expert, as executive vice president and chief strategy officer. Source:

Investor Coalition Calls for Tougher Methane Regulation

This article explores why tackling methane emissions is viewed as key to the U.S. meeting its climate goals. Source:

Four Ways to Get the Most Out of a Virtual Conference

If you’re planning to attend a virtual conference this year, try these four tips for maximizing learning, expanding your network and achieving professional development. Source:

Featured Trending Topic


COSO was a big trending search topic over the past week. We've published over 50 tools and publications related to COSO on KnowledgeLeader, so dive in and explore all of the resources available to you!

KLplus CPE Course Spotlight

Developing Emotional Intelligence

This course provides an understanding of why emotionally intelligent leadership is important. It also offers practical, positive techniques for promoting and improving emotional intelligence as a leader within your business environment. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits.

Gauging Your Leadership Performance

Monitoring and assessing your own progress as you develop is vital to ensure growth and overall success as a leader. In this course, you'll learn about techniques leaders can use to carry out a self-assessment, such as reflective journaling, surveys and checklists, and 360-degree feedback. You'll also learn ways to increase your motivation and manage your own learning by creating a leadership development plan. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

Featured Content
​Foreign Currency Policy

The purpose of this policy is to establish uniform policies for recording foreign currency transactions and translations.

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