Chambers on Internal Audit

May 8, 2023

Did Banking Regulators Just Throw Internal Audit Under the Bus?

When Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) closed its doors in early March, I joined many in wondering what kind of risk and control environment the bank had. […]
May 1, 2023

IT’S INTERNAL AUDIT AWARENESS MONTH: LET’S START AT HOME

If it’s May, it must be Internal Audit Awareness Month. This is when internal audit leaders and advocates around the world turn up the collective volume […]
April 24, 2023

6 Ways a Career in Internal Audit Prepared Me to Be a CEO

I recently marked two years since retiring as Global President and CEO of The Institute of Internal Auditors. Not one to sit around, I have stayed […]
April 18, 2023

Walking a Tightrope When Internal Audit Stakeholder Expectations Don’t Align

One of the features that makes internal auditing so valuable to modern enterprises is that we serve multiple stakeholders, including the board, various levels of management, […]
April 10, 2023

6 Things Internal Auditors Should Remember About Human Nature

As a young internal auditor, I concentrated on learning technical skills of the profession. I came to appreciate the importance of developing an audit plan at […]
April 3, 2023

7 Common Mistakes That Will Doom an Internal Audit​​

In recent months, there have been some excellent articles on mistakes that internal auditors should avoid in planning and conducting internal audit results, and reporting engagement […]
March 27, 2023

Surprise! Proposed IIA Standards Will Mandate Internal Audit Ratings on Findings and Reports

By now, most internal auditors are aware that The IIA has released long-anticipated proposed revisions to its Global Internal Audit Standards. As I recently shared in […]
March 20, 2023

New Report Reveals Surprising Insights from Internal Audit Executives

Readers of my blogs will know that I often draw attention to new thought leadership on the internal audit profession. I recently highlighted some timely benchmarking […]
March 13, 2023

New IIA Report Is a Timely Benchmarking Resource for Internal Auditors

For 15 consecutive years, The IIA has used its impressive reach to survey internal audit professionals throughout North America. The 2023 North American Pulse of Internal […]
March 2, 2023

6 Things Audit Committee Members Often Won’t Say to Internal Audit

Relationships between audit committees and chief audit executives (CAEs) have become increasingly more complex as the risks facing organizations have become more diverse and dynamic. Indeed, […]