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2019 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey

In this benchmarking report, we take an in-depth look at the adoption of next-generation internal audit competencies such as agile auditing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotic process automation and continuous monitoring, among many others.


Employee Labor/Management Relations Capability Maturity Model (CMM)

This document provides a model and six elements of infrastructure that can be used to measure an organization’s employee labor/management relations capability.

Process Flow

HR Compliance Process Flow

This flowchart defines the steps an organization can take to implement an HR compliance process.

Updated Checklist

Accounts Payable System Functional Requirements Checklist

This checklist can be used by an organization to rate the priority of its accounts payable system functional requirements.

Updated Work Programs

Fraud Prevention Process: Debit and Credit Card Transactions Audit Work Program

This sample audit program identifies and evaluates the effectiveness of a debit and credit card service provider’s fraud prevention process.

Pricing and Discounts Audit Work Program

This sample audit program can be used to conduct a thorough review of product pricing and to help assure that controls over pricing and discounts are effective.

Other Liabilities Audit Work Program

This audit program sample reviews other liabilities to determine if the processes of approval, maintaining subsidiary ledgers, and periodic reconciliation to the general ledger accounts are adequately controlled.

Updated Request for Proposal

Request for Proposal: Assess Internal Audit Coverage of Banking Subsidiaries

This sample request for proposal is designed for organizations seeking service providers to evaluate their internal audit approach and regulated banking subsidiaries.

Hot Issue Articles

Transforming AML Compliance With Technology

In this article, Protiviti Managing Directors Shaun Creegan and Vishal Ranjane outline the critical steps to take toward transforming an AML compliance program using technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA) and machine learning (ML).

March 18, 2019

Hot Issue Articles

Success Factor: The People Side of Digital Transformation

Everybody knows that organizations are primarily made of people. Yet too often, the people side of digital transformation is an afterthought. This article delves into the ways organizations can embrace the human element of digital transformation for greater success.

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Documenting Processes and Internal Controls

This course will give you a fundamental understanding of documenting processes and internal controls, more specifically: Section 404 process documentation requirements; the purpose and benefits of process maps and process narratives; how processes maps are created, and how controls embedded within a process can be documented.

KnowledgeLeader Blog Post

How to Use the 5 Best Practices of Inventory Management

Inventory planners and managers today find themselves engaged in a delicate balancing act. This week's blog post explores this dilemma and provides insight and best practices related to inventory management.

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​​@ISACA Volume 5

This edition of ISACA's newsletter discusses understanding the future of data protection and privacy by attending virtual summits, using technology and ISACA member advantage, and determining emerging risk. Source:

New FASB Standard Clarifies Lease Accounting Issues

FASB has addressed lessor implementation issues and clarified an exemption for lessors and lessees from a certain interim disclosure requirement associated with adopting the board’s new lease accounting standard. Source:

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CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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