Chambers on Internal Audit

August 17, 2020

For Internal Audit, Success Boils Down to Five A’s

Almost every week for the past 11 years, I have posted blogs about various aspects of internal auditing. I have covered hundreds of topics and examined […]
August 10, 2020

Strong and Effective Internal Audit Is Essential to Keeping Companies out of Trouble

Hefty fines levied by U.S. regulators last week in two high-profile cases provide new examples of how ineffective controls can lead to significant problems. One instance […]
August 3, 2020

​5 Things Internal Audit Must Tell the Audit Committee Now!

As we continue to navigate the treacherous risk landscape that includes an ongoing global pandemic, much is being said and written about whether internal auditors are […]
July 27, 2020

​Understanding the Roots in Internal Audit’s Response to COVID-19

To say the effects of COVID-19 have been significant for organizations large and small is to state the obvious. Each day brings fresh insights about control […]
July 20, 2020

​New IIA Three Lines Model Offers Timely Evolution of a Trusted Tool

Today, The IIA unveils an important update to one of the best known and trusted risk management tools. The new IIA Three Lines Model, a fresh look […]
July 13, 2020

COVID-19 Demands Audit Committee Effectiveness: 6 Recommendations

The challenges to business and society created by the biggest health crisis in a century have been manifold. Each day brings a new twist in how […]
July 6, 2020

​Persuading Internal Audit Clients Just Got Harder

There’s an old expression — “when everyone shouts, no one listens” — that certainly rings true today. From politics to social media and even in grocery […]
June 29, 2020

Documentary Puts a Human Face on Internal Auditing, Accounting

It isn’t often that people use the words inspiring and uplifting in the same sentence as internal auditing and accounting, but a new documentary appearing on the program “Roadtrip Nation,” produced in collaboration with the […]
June 22, 2020

Life With a Quarantined Auditor

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced most of the world into isolation, as public health officials in nations around the world work to limit the spread of […]
June 15, 2020

What New IIA Survey Reveals About Pandemic’s Impact and Year Ahead for Internal Audit

The U.S. internal audit profession has navigated several watershed events in the past 40 years: the savings and loan crisis in the 1980s, the financial reporting […]