Internal Audit Management

Enhance collaboration in your organisation, and modernise your audit methodology with connected compliance.

  • Streamline risk assessments for timely insight

    Analyse risks across all pillars. Increase transparency, aggregate risk assessment data and improve collaboration between the three lines of defense.

    Eliminate redundant work. Focus on the right internal audits.

    • Easily distribute surveys and automate data aggregation from a single platform
    • Identify, analyse and monitor risks consistently with total confidence
    • Streamline collaboration between teams across the organisation
    • Mitigate enterprise and operational risks through accelerated feedback processes
    Audit Planning and Risk Assessments
  • Take a modernised approach to internal audit management

    Workiva solutions simplify the scoping and planning process. Link relevant risk and control data to various audit program guides for up-to-the-minute decision-making.

    Effectively integrate risk and control information

    • Leverage risk assessment results to drive what's in scope for your audit plan
    • Reference vital dashboards and reports from previous years to guide audit planning
    • Efficiently allocate resources and budgets to support audit team efforts
    audit overview

    Comprehensive support for your entire audit plan

    Leverage Workiva solution capabilities beyond SOX or internal control audits, including:

    • Operational audits
    • Financial audits
    • Compliance audits
    • IT audits
    • Investigative/forensic audits
    • Fraud audits
    planning and risk plan support
  • Simplify evidence collection, fieldwork, and testing

    Increase efficiency by managing workpapers, audit fieldwork and testing on a single, secure cloud platform.

    Modernise internal audit documentation

    • Effectively and efficiently create workpapers and workflows
    • Integrate evidence collection within workpapers during control testing
    • Provide coaching and review notes in a collaborative environment throughout the audit trail
    • Mark up workpapers with drag-and-drop annotations, electronic tick marks and footnotes
    Internal audit documentation
  • Facilitate the internal audit management process with ease

    End-to-end process collaboration. Leverage dashboards and reports to review the status and audit trail of time-sensitive issues.

    Keep all participants involved with the latest in your audit process

    • Track, report and remediate issues throughout the internal audit process
    • Communicate issues from end user to stakeholder with easy-to-use reports
    • Aggregate findings for the audit committee or provide details for management
    • Route issues to individual stakeholders to target specific responsibilities
    • From auditee to business owner, ensure timely completion of audit issues
    audit issues log
  • Generate and finalise audit reports in real time

    Ensure consistent and balanced messaging in your final audit reports. Have confidence in the accuracy of your data.

    Easily tailor internal audit reports to your audience

    • Create your final internal audit reports as test work is completed
    • Link issues, observations and findings to the final audit report
    • Ensure consistent messaging across various levels of stakeholders
    • Demonstrate your team’s audit management performance and value to the organisation
    • Aggregate audit observations for your audit committee, or drill down into the details for senior management
    final audit report

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