Does Internal Audit give you
confidence and insights?
It should.

Audit your Internal Audit

redBefore you tick the box -
think outside it.

Audit your Internal Audit


Great Internal Audit
functions don't just tick the
box - they think outside it.

Audit your Internal Audit

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strategic alliances closer.

Audit your Internal Audit

Internal Audit. Expect more.

Do we expect enough of Internal Audit today? What does the future of Internal Audit look like?

In an environment of transformation, increasing complexity and an evolving risk landscape, Executives and Boards are looking to Internal Audit for confidence and insights. For many Internal Audit functions, this means evolving to keep pace with the needs its stakeholders, and business.

Internal Audit is not only about ticking boxes. It’s a strategic opportunity for every organisation. It’s a function that has the potential to drive innovation and productivity, to share insights and possible solutions, and deliver a return on its investment.

Should you expect more from Internal Audit?

Audit your Internal Audit

Research confirms the opportunity

PwC’s 2018 Global State of the Internal Audit Profession Study, now in its 14th year, paints a very clear picture.

Of the New Zealand Chief Audit Executives (CAE’s) and their stakeholders who we surveyed, 41% believe Internal Audit is contributing significant value, but this is not enough:

71% expect IA to go beyond just executing the audit plan.

33% of IA functions focus on technology enablement as part of their strategic plan.

Only 31% are monitoring emerging technologies.

See our debate highlights

Do we expect enough from Internal Audit? What could the future of Internal Audit look like? Must we disrupt to be future fit?

At the IIA’s annual SOPAC conference on 7 March 2016, PwC’s Asia Pacific Internal Audit leader, Andrew McPherson, facilitated a debate amongst key Internal Audit stakeholders.

Debate highlights captured through a live illustration.

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