Internal audits

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Risk, governance and internal control have never been higher on the boardroom agenda as the board faces growing pressure from stakeholders. Internal Audit should play a critical role in the corporate governance framework by providing independent assurance that protects the business against risk, informs strategic decision making and improves overall performance. However, many boards are not getting optimum value from Internal Audit and are potentially exposing themselves to major risks.

PwC's Internal Audit specialists help boards benefit from an enhanced Internal Audit function that provides better value for money and increased assurance. Our key strength is that we not only ensure clients gain access to our extensive experience and knowledge of best practice as leading Internal Audit Services providers, but also provide access to sector specialists who know your industry and its technical risk areas.

Our services include:

  • Developing and delivering training plans – we deliver trainings tailored to your business to improve the professional knowledge of your internal audit staff using a consistent approach on a global basis
  • Benchmarking Internal audit performance
  • Transformational change strategies
  • Advising boards on optimum resourcing models
  • Internal audit co-sourcing - in our co-sourcing arrangements, we work in partnership with our clients, taking a variety of roles and responsibilities, but reporting overall into the head of internal audit.
  • Internal audit outsourcing services - an outsourced service provided through a combination of a dedicated, core delivery service team and a virtual team comprising the broadest range of specialists.
  • Internal audit performance improvement services – Services that address the key concerns of internal auditors, including strategy, methodology, technology, risk assessments as well as benchmarking at start up or at transformation.  Improving the quality, productivity and value of in-house services.
  • Enhancing Internal audit methodologies to improve audit execution
  • Advising on and supporting audit technology selection and implementation - including general or application level control reviews, IT security assurance, ERP and data migration reviews. if you are to implement this audit software, we can help you with its configuration, customization, installation, testing as well as providing user trainings to your staff.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley, Basel II Support and other compliance reviews.

How can PwC support you

If you face with any the issues listed below and you do not know the answers or you would like just to consult about the possible answers with an external expert, we can help.

  • Do you have an internal audit function? Does your internal audit function have sufficient resource?
  • Do you think you can manage compliance issues sufficiently?
  • Do you think internal audit is working effective in your organization?
  • Do you think that your internal audit function meets best practice?
  • Do you know how the internal audit function can be optimized / developed to keep pace with changing risks?
  • Do you need assurance that your processes and controls effectively manage your business risks?
  • Are you concerned about finding sufficient or specialised talent to audit complex areas?
  • Do you need an effective internal audit tool?

Your benefits

PwC's Internal Audit specialists help boards benefit from an enhanced Internal Audit function that provides better value for money and increased assurance. Our key strength is that we not only ensure clients gain access to our extensive experience and knowledge of best practice as leading Internal Audit Services providers, but also provide access to sector specialists who know your industry and its technical risk areas.