Providing assurance on organizations’ core functions, auditors have been involved in advising boards on key strategic initiatives, with some enjoying the status of trusted advisor. That is both a recognition that traditional audit work is not enough on its own to help the business execute its strategy in the face of emerging risks, and a realization that internal auditors can do more.
The IIA provides perspectives, insights, services, tools, and resources to support your needs of establishing trust, so use this resource page to help build your profile with stakeholders.
The Forward–looking Auditor
Foresight is a skill internal auditors need to master in today's disruptive business environment. Shawn Stewart, Partner and National Controls Advisory Practice Leader, Grant Thornton and Sandy Pundmann, U.S. Internal Audit Leader, Deloitte answer questions on how internal auditors can harness the value of foresight to become a trusted advisor.