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Houston, Is This A Problem? March 24, 2013

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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I have news; Audit Monkey has been doing some IT Audit work and has come across the following weaknesses. However, I’m unsure whether these are weaknesses and the implications. So, to assist me, I’m going to let you, the reader, decide. In no particular order:

Is Yours A Poorly Run Business? December 23, 2012

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit, Working Life in Britain.
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During my working life, I’ve worked for a tremendous number of firms, either by virtue of employment or as a consultant. I use the term consultant loosely; this covers a multitude of roles, either as co-sourced or insourced Auditor, contractor or temp. As Internal Auditors we often get to see the whole organisation rather than a brief insight which would happen in a 9 to 5 operational role. My latest firm is simply a disaster area; there are control breakdowns, ineffective controls, over control, control weaknesses and absent controls. This had me thinking on a couple of fronts.