Managing the audit function: a corporate audit department procedures guide, Volume 1

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John Wiley, 1996 - Business & Economics - 245 pages
The practical, authoritative guide for developing and managing an extraordinary internal audit function Internal audit managers charged with strengthening their departments and moving them into the future can turn with confidence to this complete turnkey procedures manual. Focusing on real-world examples and featuring an integrated audit management method-ology, Managing the Audit Function shows you step-by-step how to expertly set up, document, and streamline the activities of your audit department. The centerpiece of this manual is a system of unique audit management matrices that describe in practical detail each component of the audit function, from administration to performance to reporting. Each matrix speeds you to the establishment of structured policies and procedures for improving both the workflow efficiency and image of your audit department. With this updated and expanded Second Edition, you2ll swiftly discover how to: Improve the consistency, readability, and results of all documentation and reporting processes Develop a well-written audit charter and policies attuned to your firm2s operating circumstances Implement a comprehensive personnel education and development program-complete with flowcharts and interviewing guidelines Create a three-tier quality assurance program that produces consistent results and ongoing improvements

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MICHAEL P. CANGEMI, CPA, CISA, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Aigner Group, a leading wholesale/retail firm that designs and produces quality branded leather goods. Prior to joining Aigner Group, he was partner and national director of EDP auditing for BDO Seidman, where he founded and directed a service area for internal audit services and was general auditor of Phelps Dodge Corporation.
TOMMIE SINGLETON, CPA, CMA, CISA, CITP, is Professor and Director of the Development of Computer Accounting Information Systems and of the Forensic Accounting Program at the University of North Alabama.

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