08 Aug

Improve Organizational Efficiency: Benefits of Internal Audit

an Eide Bailly webinar

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For many organizations, limited resources and endless demands can make it difficult to look beyond day-to-day operations. Yet, the regulatory and compliance landscape demands strong internal controls.

This webinar will discuss the importance of an internal audit and how it will help your organization reduce risk and improve operational performance. Additionally, we will highlight how internal audits help management ensure strategic objectives are being met and/or where improvements are needed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the purpose and benefits of an internal audit.
  • Define the differences of co-sourcing and outsourcing your internal audit.
  • Discuss how to develop an effective risk assessment process for your organization’s internal audit program.
  • Examine ways to use technology to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of your internal auditing processes and procedures.
  • Analyze best practices in implementing, managing, and sustaining a successful ongoing internal audit program within your organization.

Scott Sisel, CPA, Partner/Health Systems Industry Leader | Eide Bailly
Scott leads Eide Bailly’s Internal Audit practice and serves clients across a variety of industries, with a focus on the healthcare and health insurance industry. He assists and advises organizations on risk, control and governance, business process and restructuring, merger and acquisitions, organizational leadership as it relates to internal audit and compliance functions. Scott’s areas of expertise include internal controls, risk management, organizational leadership, finance and accounting, strategic planning and transaction execution. He also leads the firm’s Health System Industry and serves on the Healthcare Executive Council.

Audrey Donovan, CIA, CGAP, CRMA, Senior Manager | Eide Bailly
Audrey has 25 years of experience in internal audit, performance/operational audit and financial consulting for both the public and private sectors and serves as the firmwide technical resource for internal and performance audit. Audrey also utilizes her vast experience in Risk Advisory Services to work closely with Eide Bailly’s Special Advisory and Risk Advisory Services, such as fraud and forensic, information technology, and quality assurance review. She has managed and performed hundreds of operational and performance audits and utilized various performance audit methodologies, including benchmarking, surveys, data analytics, social impact analysis and facilitated sessions.

Matt Phillips, CIA, Senior Manager | Eide Bailly
Matt assists clients in matters primarily of regulatory compliance pertaining to gaming. He leads a specialized group performing audits, reviews, consulting and any other projects requiring their expertise throughout the gaming industry.

Joscelyn Brown, CPA, CBAP, CCBIA, Internal Audit Partner | Eide Bailly

CPE Information
CPE Credit: 1
Field of Study: Auditing
Level of Knowledge: Basic
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

Additional Information: This is a Group-Internet Based Webinar. No prerequisites or advanced preparation required. For information regarding a complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact Mye Collins.