Audit committee oversight checklist

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Overview

Many audit committees assess their own performance annually. But often those assessments focus only on composition, dynamics and core responsibilities. Here, we provide a checklist of common audit committee activities and related insights—where does your audit committee stand? Download our Audit committee oversight checklist below.

Inside America’s Boardrooms

Growing expectations and a hefty workload makes the role of the audit committee tough to track and measure. What insights are needed to empower audit committees to take their game to the next level? 

In this episode, Catie Hall, Director, PwC’s Governance Insights Center, discusses PwC’s recent oversight checklist for audit committees. Hall highlights the key financial and non-financial areas, shares examples of insights, and advises on the best use cases for the test:

  • What types of issues can a periodic audit committee oversight check assess? 
  • Which non-financial categories pose the most opportunity for audit committees?
  • How can audit committees best leverage insights drawn from their results?

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Paula Loop

Paula Loop

Governance Insights Center Leader, PwC US

Stephen G. Parker

Stephen G. Parker

Partner, Governance Insights Center, PwC US

Paul DeNicola

Paul DeNicola

Principal, Governance Insights Center, PwC US

Barbara Berlin

Barbara Berlin

Managing Director, Governance Insights Center, PwC US

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