An Internal Auditor will work within a company to monitor and assess how risks are being managed and how internal processes are working. An Internal Auditor will act as a consultant, applying a systematic methodology to their work, looking at ways in which to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management and improve how a company operates overall.
- Evaluating the company's compliance program
- Evaluating how well risk management is being handled within a company - evaluating information security and risk exposures
- Reporting on risk management issues
- Performing an analysis on how the company will perform in the case of business interruption
- Providing continued education and advice to different business units and teams within the company regarding compliance and risk assessment
- Anticipating emerging issues through data and assessment
- Communicating with a variety of stakeholders
A degree in one of the following fields is likely to benefit anyone looking to develop a career in Internal Auditing:
- Business Studies
Anyone looking to work in this industry will also be expected to display the following qualities:
- Attention to detail is imperative
- Organisation and time-keeping
- The ability to keep calm under pressure, especially when there are tight deadlines
- The ability to think objectively
- Strong communications, both verbal and written, as there will be ongoing communication with teams in other business units and the senior management team
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