Internal Auditing: A Guide for the New Auditor, 3rd Edition
By: David Galloway, CPA
Change is constant, and today's internal auditors are being challenged by the same changes affecting all enterprises. They are assuming a more proactive role within their organizations; changing their perspectives, focus, methods, and style to become more cost-effective; and finding new ways to add value. This 3rd edition prepares new internal auditors for these and other challenges by providing an overview of the profession; tools used by successful internal auditors; value-added tactics that can be implemented within your organization; and an overview of The IIA's International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The handbook offers practical information on conducting engagements, report development, internal control, risk-based auditing, control self-assessment, and more.
Clarity, Impact, Speed: Delivering Audit Reports that Matter
By: Sally F. Cutler
Sally Cutler's report-design and report-writing techniques will help you to construct clear and persuasive audit reports that address current and emerging demands. She offers realistic examples and practical checklists that bring the concepts alive and will help your team produce timely, clear audit reports with impact. She walks you through key strategies for evaluating readers and their needs; developing messages; rating audit observations, reports, and overall status of internal controls; aligning the report design with the organization; structuring and formatting reports for today's readers; writing clearly and concisely; managing tone; and streamlining the writing and review process. These strategies work whether your organization is small or large, your internal audit activity is long-standing or newly established, or you are a for-profit, not-for-profit, or government organization.
Internal Auditing: Assurance & Advisory Services, Fourth Edition
By: Urton L. Anderson, Michael J. Head, Sridhar Ramamoorti, Cris Riddle, Mark Salamasick, and Paul J. Sobel
Written through the collaboration of educators and practitioners, this textbook serves as a cornerstone for internal audit education. It covers key fundamentals of internal auditing that can be applied in an ever-changing business world, serving as a reference and training tool for internal audit practitioners. The textbook is completely aligned to The IIA's Code of Ethics and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The fourth edition includes online student and instructor tools that include case studies and leading generalized audit software packages and knowledge content from ACL, CaseWare IDEA, Wolters Kluwer's TeamMate, and Protiviti's KnowledgeLeader®. Supplemental teaching materials are available for instructors upon request. This fourth edition promises to build on the success of this bestseller, significantly contributing to the internal audit profession's body of knowledge and introducing students to the dynamic world of internal auditing.