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Whistleblowing: why internal audit is key

“What role should internal audit play in relation to whistleblowing, in helping to support employees to highlight control weaknesses, malpractice and criminality?” asks Ian Peters, CEO of the IIA.

Public sector: internal audit’s critical role

The new public sector internal audit standards create a solid platform for the development of the profession at a time of immense change in service delivery, governance structures and processes, writes Ian Peters, CEO of the IIA.

Conference 2014: Time to connect

The growth of the internal audit profession depends on the discourse, development of common understanding and sharing
of best practice through international connections and contacts, says Ian Peters, chief executive of the IIA.

A great leap for internal audit

The IIA is delighted to be able to announce the launch of the first code of guidance specifically aimed at enhancing the application of the institute’s international standards in the financial sector, writes Ian Peters, chief executive of the IIA.

Corporate morality: a dose of Salz

“If the result of the Salz review is a sounder corporate environment at Barclays there may be lessons for other organisations, regardless of their sector. So where does internal audit feature in this?” says Ian Peters, CEO of the IIA.

Appreciation gained: a sense of realisation

Two tangible results have emerged from our strategy of engaging with policy-makers, regulators, business chiefs and leaders of the internal audit profession in financial services and the public sector, says Ian Peters, CEO of the institute.

Great expectations of internal audit

“Like Dickens, we are living in an era of significant transition. Consequently there are high ambitions for our profession as a key tool of good corporate governance to win back confidence,” says Ian Peters, chief executive of the IIA.

Audit yourself to develop internal audit capabilities

As expectations of internal audit rise, so does the need to assess its capabilities. But how many internal audit teams are systematically reviewing their skills, practices and processes as the demands of the control environment increase?

The IIA: find out more

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Jobs

Auditor

Post Number: FSA02
Grade: 7- SO2 Salary: £23,166 - £29,854
Hours: 37 per week

Audit Manager

£38,789 - £42,474 pa
37 hpw, permanent.

Senior Internal Auditor

Sector: Not For Profit
Salary: £41,000 (raising to £46,000 after probation)
Location: London
Job Ref: SD/148943

Careers advice

Destination designation

The Chartered IIA is keen to work with organisations that want to ensure all their internal auditors have the right skills to succeed in today’s industry. One of these is Citigroup, which recently launched a training scheme accredited by the institute and put 20 senior internal auditors through the Chartered by Experience route to achieve CMIIA. So what does this look like in practice?
Words: Ruth Prickett

Gold standard – the value of recognition

Being chartered demonstrates your skills and competence and gives you influence within both your organisation and the wider profession. All dedicated internal auditors should aspire to it, writes Ian Peters, chief executive of the IIA.

Chartered by Experience

There is a new route to becoming a chartered internal auditor: Chartered by Experience.

Training & Development

CPE: Solid foundations

Continuing professional education is an important tool for developing your skills, progressing through your career and ensuring that the qualification and the profession are respected. The Chartered IIA’s CPE requirements will be changing in April to bring them into line with those of IIA Global. So what do you need to know to stay ahead?
Words: Ruth Prickett

Destination designation

The Chartered IIA is keen to work with organisations that want to ensure all their internal auditors have the right skills to succeed in today’s industry. One of these is Citigroup, which recently launched a training scheme accredited by the institute and put 20 senior internal auditors through the Chartered by Experience route to achieve CMIIA. So what does this look like in practice?
Words: Ruth Prickett

Gold standard – the value of recognition

Being chartered demonstrates your skills and competence and gives you influence within both your organisation and the wider profession. All dedicated internal auditors should aspire to it, writes Ian Peters, chief executive of the IIA.

Tools

You asked us

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Early warning systems

New regulatory demands for whistleblowing – or “speak up” – policies are raising the bar on best practice. Internal auditors need to take note.
Words: Alexander Glebovskiy

CPE: Solid foundations

Continuing professional education is an important tool for developing your skills, progressing through your career and ensuring that the qualification and the profession are respected. The Chartered IIA’s CPE requirements will be changing in April to bring them into line with those of IIA Global. So what do you need to know to stay ahead?
Words: Ruth Prickett