Internal Audit Sourcing

Expertise and Technology for Specific Needs

Many organizations find it cost-prohibitive to staff an internal audit function and/or maintain the various necessary skills required to meet the challenges facing internal audit and the business. Specific considerations that contribute to the decision to outsource or co-source internal audit include:

  • Geographic dispersion
  • Business environment complexity
  • Complex information systems
  • Increasing competition for internal audit resources
  • Regulatory demands
  • Rapid growth
  • Stakeholder expectations

Schneider Downs is positioned to provide internal audit support, from staff augmentation to full outsourcing. We work closely with internal audit functions, management and Audit Committees to achieve the scope of coverage organizations require. In a co-sourcing arrangement, we partner with your professionals to fill problematic gaps in your internal audit function, in order to mitigate exposure to crucial areas requiring attention beyond your reach.

case studies

 
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
 
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

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Continuous Monitoring and Auditing – A Growing Automation Trend in Internal Audit

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Six Tips for Writing Effective Internal Audit Reports

You’ve successfully planned and executed your audit. Now, it’s time to communicate your findings to the client, board, or committee. Here are

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FinTech and the Risk of Convenience

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Recertification of PA Act 153 Clearances

It’s quickly approaching the time for the recertification of Pennsylvania Act 153 clearances. Clearances are valid for 5 years. Act 153 took effect

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Conducting an ERM Evaluation

Institutions of higher education face a number of challenges in today’s highly competitive business and social climate: reputational risk, obsolescence,

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Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

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Columbus

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215

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p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

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Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102