Quality Assurance Review

Compliance with The IIA Standards

  • External Assessment QAR
  • Self-Assessment with Independent Validation

Quality assessments assist in determining whether activities performed within internal audit functions conform to The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the organizations charter, plans, policies, and procedures. An assessment evaluates the role and relationships of the internal audit function in the governance process and in managing the internal auditing practice and resources.

Schneider Downs conducts quality assurance reviews based on your policies, COSO guidelines, The IIAs International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and The IIAs Professional Practices Framework. Using a four-step process, we validate whether your methodology is compliant, and if results are reliable and applicable to your organization.

case studies

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

our thoughts on

Do Relocation Companies Require a SOC (System and Organization Controls) Report?

The answer to this question is clearly based upon the level of risk that the relocation company represents to its clients. First, one must gain an understanding

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What has COVID-19 taught us about our businesses processes?

If you’re like the employees of Schneider Downs, you haven’t seen the inside of your office since mid-March. The first few weeks of work from

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Risks to Consider When Reopening Your Branches

With the country slowly reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s time to consider the risks associated with reopening your branch locations. With

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How Risk Management and Internal Audit Can Add Value in Light of the Current Pandemic: COVID-19 Risk Considerations

During these unprecedented times, internal audit and risk management professionals need to reevaluate risks affecting their organization. Audit plans must

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Processes Under Pressure

COVID-19 has impacted work environments in ways never imagined. Teams, offices – even entire companies – have shifted to working from home.

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Map of Pittsburgh Office
Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office
Columbus

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102