Children Are Our Future July 12, 2015Posted by Audit Monkey in World of Internal Auditing.
Tags: Camila Batmanghelidjh, charity audit, charity beneficiaries, controls, internal audit, The Kids Company Charity
I thought I would make an effort to keep the blog alive. One item which has reignited my interest has been the recent Press articles regarding the Kids Company Charity. The Charity was founded by the colourful Camila Batmanghelidjh and provides support to disadvantaged children. The Charity has featured in the media during the past week as the government has decided to stop supporting the Charity to the tune of £3m unless Camila Batmanghelidjh steps down as Chief Executive due to concerns over how monies are spent and governance.
Emasculated Audit Function June 18, 2015Posted by Audit Monkey in World of Internal Auditing.
Tags: boring audits, interview questions, weak audit, weak auditors
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I’ve been a bit cheeky this week and I went to an interview. What struck me is the Interviewer (Head of Internal Audit) didn’t sell the role particularly well. (more…)
Quote of the Week, w/e 15 May 2015 May 16, 2015Posted by Audit Monkey in Quote of the Week, World of Internal Auditing.
Tags: final stage interviews, interview feedback, recruitment, recruitment consultants
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I have to admit that this week’s quote of the week is quite amusing. This week I caught up with my former Head of Internal Audit friend who was asked to leave. He seemed quite chipper, despite the fact he wasn’t having much success on the interview front. One worrying aspect was that employers no longer want just a plain generalist auditor, they want auditors who are specialists who can critique a system.
Tags: career as an auditor, internal auditing, Redundancy, regulation
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On the night of the General Election five years ago, I blogged throughout the evening, commenting on the various polling results in the constituencies. I’m not going to do that this evening, but I’m in a reflective mood. (more…)