TeamMate Blogs – Thinking like an Auditor

Written by Ronald Teuthof

February 8, 2020

Our goal is to bring you the latest audit and controls industry related content that’s essential to all audit and compliance departments regardless of your team size or chosen software solutions. We want to share the best practices and insights that come from our unique position with everyone in the audit and compliance community. Please find enclose the latest blogs from our partner TeamMate.

Latest blogs:

Assess Your Cyber Risk at Home, May 14, 2020 | By Toby DeRoche, MBA, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CICA, CFE. To all the auditors now working from home, welcome to the club! I have worked from home for the past 10 years, so from that perspective the COVID-19 pandemic has not had much of an impact on me.

Virtual Auditing in Practice, May 7, 2020 | By Marc Lansdown and Deep Nanda. When adapting to the current work from home situation impacting most of us, prior to a pro-active risk assessment refresh the Internal Audit department at Wolters Kluwer has reactively reviewed the 2020 audit plan and shuffled a few audits around.

Unique Audits to Add to the Plan Right Now April 30, 2020 | By Toby DeRoche, MBA, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CICA, CFE, Internal Audit has always had responsibility for auditing an organization’s crisis management plans, but we have never before experienced what we are living through today.

Agile Auditing Just Got Real, April 16, 2020 | By Toby DeRoche, MBA, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CICA, CFE. The coronavirus pandemic has taught us the importance of being able to react to risks much faster within our audit plans. If anyone had doubts about the viability of agile auditing, those doubts are gone.

COVID19 vs Internal Audit20 March 30, 2020 | By Marc Lansdown, I am not saying anything new when I state that the COVID-19 virus has had a drastic impact on people, companies, and society at large. As an Internal Audit Director working for Wolters Kluwer, a large multinational company that’s also a TeamMate+ customer, me and my team are, like everyone, working in manner and in a world that 3 weeks ago was almost unthinkable.

Proficiency Means You Never Stop Learning, March 18, 2020 | By Toby DeRoche, MBA, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CICA, CFE. Are you a proficient auditor? The question can be difficult to answer. We have so many areas that require constant knowledge updates. Standard 1210 says that we need the “knowledge, skills, and other competencies needed to perform” our audit work.