Integrated Approaches to Internal Auditing
The key is the approach taken to integration considerations and the flexibility to deliver value based on context and the most important objectives and risks facing an entity, function, or process.
The focus of this paper is to show how integrated thinking and reporting, effective internal control, enterprise risk management (ERM), and independent assurance provided by internal audit functions align to help organizations achieve their objectives and meet stakeholder expectations.
Risk Managers and Internal Auditors are needed for their expertise when it comes to anticipating the effect of double materiality. The two professions can also help the Board in the dialogue with relevant stakeholders. Companies should first assess their level of maturity in terms of overall approach to sustainability.
There are many definitions of operational risk. In these guidelines the four dimensions of protection of physical assets, people, organisation and technology form the basis of the definition of operational risk, because it has been shown that the root cause of operational risk events are often connected to these dimensions.
Det er mange definisjoner på hva operasjonell risiko er. I denne veilederen er de fire dimensjonene beskyttelse av fysiske eiendeler, mennesker, organisasjon og teknologi lagt til grunn for definisjonen av operasjonell risiko, fordi det viser seg at rotårsaken for operasjonelle risikohendelser ofte er knyttet til disse.
Liquidity is key to a robust and solvent financial sector. Supervisory principles hold boards accountable for an organization’s liquidity adequacy assessment and advocate a relevant and active internal audit role in assessing an organization’s liquidity risk management (LRM) process.
This paper, created in collaboration with INTOSAI, applies the principles of the model to the public sector, with specific emphasis on the role of internal audit activities, supreme audit institutions, and other external audit providers