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Benchmarking Survey Announcement

Protiviti's 2020 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey

For the second year in a row, we are assessing how innovation and transformation are impacting the audit process. The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete and will be available online until November 30. No log-in ID or password is required.

Benchmarking Report

Five Ways Customer-Focused CFOs Thrive

This paper provides five finance trends and related actions for boards to consider, based on key takeaways from Protiviti’s 2019 global finance survey.

RCM

Manage Customer Orders: Sales Approval Process Risk and Control Matrix (RCM)

This document outlines risks and controls common to sales approval during the ‘‘manage customer orders’’ process in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

Audit Report

Financial Close Review Report

This sample audit report reviews an organization’s financial close process and identifies ways to improve its accuracy, completeness and sustainability.

Updated Policy

Inventory Policy

This sample outlines guidelines and accounting policies to ensure that inventory is properly controlled and costed and that losses or shortages are prevented.

Updated Methodology

Fraud/Integrity Risk Methodology

This tool provides an overview of the integrity risk management process and includes key questions about integrity risks and controls to consider when addressing the vital concerns of management.

Performer Profile

DriveTime: Internal Audit Takes the Wheel on RPA

In this profile, Erik Rasmussen, managing director of internal audit at DriveTime, discusses how his internal audit team leverages data and spearheads RPA for the entire organization.

Hot Issue Article

It’s Time for a Closer Look at Consumer Loan Monitoring: Here Are Some Best Practices

This article focuses on three areas that can help risk managers enhance credit risk management practices over consumer portfolios.

November 18, 2019

Hot Issue Articles

Next-Gen Internal Audit Seeks Deeper Truth in Advanced Data Analytics

This article looks at ways IA teams are using advanced data analytics to provide more efficient, effective and even predictive assurance and risk management.


Is Your Company Managing Data in the Cloud? Consider These Risks

This article outlines some of the most frequently ignored cloud-related risks organizations should consider and provides a risk-savvy cloud approach that addresses how to mitigate these risks.

Featured RCM

Manage and Administer Benefits: Healthcare Dependents RCM

This document outlines risks and controls common to the healthcare dependents component of the “manage and administer benefits” process in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

Featured Links

@ISACA Newsletter: Volume 22

Richard Chambers outlines his five predictions for internal audit in 2020, which should spark serious thinking by all practitioners about their readiness to take on the marvels of technology and reinvent this amazing profession yet again. Source: isaca.org


The Road Ahead for Internal Audit: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2020s

Richard Chambers outlines his five predictions for internal audit in 2020, which should spark serious thinking by all practitioners about their readiness to take on the marvels of technology and reinvent this amazing profession yet again. Source: theiia.org

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Getting Started with Machine Learning

In this course, you'll learn what machine learning is, its potential benefits, and associated considerations. You'll also learn high-level steps your organization can take to identify opportunities for machine learning, determine their feasibility, and implement machine learning solutions. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credit.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

KnowledgeLeader Blog
KnowledgeLeader Blog

How to Assess Your View of Future Risks

Given the complexity of the business environment, executives need to be careful to avoid overconfidence that can be bred by an expressed or implied “official” view of the future during the risk assessment process. This week's blog post focuses on assessing your view of future risks in internal audit.   Read More...

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