At the beginning of the 21st century executives are facing more hostile investor and stakeholder attitude in decades.. Investors, analysts and regulating authorities criticize management for low profitability and controversial managerial decisions. Board Audit committee activities are being carefully analyzed. Industries leaders cannot afford avoid making changes to their activities and they need a deeper and more in depth understanding of opportunities regarding managing risks present in every aspect of their global operations. The management must demonstrate to its shareholders that it is effective.
Our internal audit services are an important element of risk management. We can help you to create an internal audit division or to enhance its efficiency, focusing our services on risk management as well as the quality of the work performed.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act demands that management develop and monitor internal control efficiency system with regard to the preparation of financial statements. An internal audit department usually assists the management to fulfill this requirement. Its contribution in ensuring corporate compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley can be significant. The Act requires that an internal audit division controls the risk management process in order to ensure reliability and integrity of financial information, efficiency and effectiveness of operations, safety of assets, compliance with legislation as well as with regulations and agreements. An organization with an established internal audit division may prove the effectiveness of corporate governance and transparency of internal controls.