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Leading the Internal Audit Function

1st Edition

By Lynn Fountain

Auerbach Publications

311 pages

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pub: 2015-10-28
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While the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has provided standards and guidelines for the practice of internal audit through the International Professional Practice Framework (IPPF), internal auditors and Chief Audit Executives (CAEs) continue to experience difficulties when attempting to balance the requirements of the IPPF with management expe

Table of Contents

Lessons of an Auditor. Defining the Purpose of the Internal Audit Function. Building an Internal Audit Team. Audit Plan. Executing Internal Audit Responsibilities. Internal Audit Reporting and Communication. Final Word.

About the Author

Lynn A. Fountain, CGMA, CRMA, MBA has over 35 years of experience in the business profession, which includes public and industry accounting and over 20 years within internal and external auditing combined. She is a nationally recognized trainer and speaker and also a published author of both a personal book and professional books. Ms. Fountain is a subject matter expert and specializes in internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, Enterprise Risk Management, fraud, governance, ethics, and compliance. Ms. Fountain has held two Chief Audit Executive positions for international companies. She has also been instrumental in the establishment of ERM, Sarbanes-Oxley, and governance frameworks. Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She also holds her certificate in Certified Public Accountancy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Information Management
COMPUTERS / Security / General