REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Request for Proposal: Establishing an Internal Audit Function
This tool contains two sample requests for proposals (RFPs) that can be used by organizations seeking a qualified service provider to establish an internal audit function.
Tax Process Questionnaire
The two sample questionnaires in this document focus on an organization’s tax process, including corporate income taxes, payroll taxes and business taxes.
Ethics Program Guide
This tool contains two sample guides that can be used by auditors to implement an effective ethics program.
Staff Success Sharing Plan Memo
This sample memo serves as a report of an internal audit function’s high-level assessment of the company’s staff success sharing plan process.
Cash and Cash Equivalents Policy
The purpose of this policy is to establish uniform policies for cash and cash equivalents for companies that preserve principal and meet liquidity needs.
CEO Panel: Africa’s Predicted Population Boom a Boon for Urban Real Estate
Three real estate CEOs in Africa sat down with Protiviti to discuss the future of the African continent, its cities and its people.
AUDIT ANALYTICS ARTICLE
Trends in 2020 Canadian KAMs
Audit Analytics examines the trends and risks of the 2020 Canadian key audit matters and provides insight into the amount of risk and complexity of an audit.
The Buffett Newspaper Test: What It Means and Why It Is Important
This issue of Board Perspectives
explores how boards can focus employees on what the company stands for and reinforce expected behaviors.
Procurement Is a Key Player in Digital Transformation Initiatives and System Selection Matters
Protiviti summarizes two categories of ERP and BoB systems and outlines how each system meets a company’s current and future needs. Source: blog.protiviti.com
Internal Audit and Compliance: Clarity and Collaboration for Stronger Governance
This issue of Global Perspectives & Insights explains why a clear understanding of roles is critical to effective compliance and independent assurance. Source: theiia.org
The Institute of Internal Auditors Unveils New Brand, Launches Digital Transformation to Usher in Future-Focused Era
The IIA announced a digital transformation that modernizes systems and reflects where the global profession of internal auditing is going and what the internal auditor can offer organizations worldwide. Source: theiia.org
KLplus CPE COURSE SPOTLIGHT
Understanding and Raising Analytics Maturity
In this course, you'll learn about an industry standard methodology for assessing the key elements of your organization's analytics capability, and techniques for raising analytics maturity individually and collectively. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits and by the end of the course, you will be able to:
FEATURED TRENDING TOPIC
- Discover the subject areas that will be covered in this course
- Recognize the value of an analytics maturity assessment
- Identify the seven elements of the DELTTAA framework
- Distinguish between the five stages of analytical maturity
- Recognize analytics maturity indicators
- Identify best practices for developing an analytics maturity roadmap
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