Chambers on Internal Audit

March 7, 2022

5 Signs Your Last Internal Audit Made a Big Impact!

It is no secret that I consider internal auditing one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet. I make no apology for being a champion […]
March 2, 2022

New IIA-UK Report Takes a Fresh Look at Auditing Culture

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors in the United Kingdom and Ireland (IIA-UK) is a pioneer in advocating internal audit’s role in auditing corporate culture. So, […]
February 27, 2022

War in Europe: Why Geopolitical Risks Should Always Be on Internal Audit’s Radar

Following weeks of ominous intelligence reports, the world once again finds itself grappling with a destabilizing geopolitical event – this time on the European continent itself. […]
February 20, 2022

Internal Auditors Must Draw a Line Between Skepticism and Suspicion

I have always enjoyed working with new internal auditors, in part because they so often see the world in black and white. “Should we do an […]
February 16, 2022

When Friction Erupts: 5 Ways Internal Auditors Can Mend Broken Fences

My recent blog, “Five Things Not to Say When You Are Starting an Internal Audit,” was far and away the most popular I have written in […]
February 7, 2022

Five Things Not to Say When You’re Starting an Internal Audit

I was recently speaking with an old colleague who is now chief audit executive of an American company. She was lamenting how “testy” management seems to […]
February 3, 2022

To Live a Life in Color, You May Have to Change Channels

Earlier this week, the legendary American pro football quarterback, Tom Brady, announced his retirement. That was big news because, at 44 years old, Brady was considered […]
January 24, 2022

Beware! Internal Auditors’ Assets Can Become Their Liabilities

In a recent blog, I shared my thoughts on ​whether internal audit should be a career path or a career stepping stone for modern practitioners. The […]
January 18, 2022

Internal Auditing: Career Path or Steppingstone?

The “great resignation” is upon us. Recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that more than 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November. […]
January 10, 2022

Inflation is Back! What Should Internal Auditors Do Now?

When I joined the internal audit profession in 1975, the U.S. rate of inflation averaged more than 9 percent. After a slight decrease over the next […]