Investors, analysts and regulators are applying pressure on executives over poor business performance and questionable decisions, while they have to deal with more competitive markets, less loyal customers and increased demands for on-line access to products and services.
Management must be in control of all aspects of the organization’s operations - from finance and accounting, health and safety, environmental impact, IT, customer relationship management and dealings with suppliers. They need to be able to quickly spot areas of potential risk and deal with them before they materialize.
It’s a tall order - but a professionally-run, vigorous internal audit function cannot only identify the risks, it can also uncover previously hidden opportunities that can make organizations more successful. Results include benchmarking against internal and external measures and recommendations for improvements leading to a more effective internal audit function with an enhanced image within your organization.
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