The dynamics of today's business environment are driving organizations to recognize that assessing and managing enterprise risks is an integral part of maintaining a competitive edge. Even more importunately, excessive risk taking can adversely affect organizations and could even lead to their collapse. Faced with these obstacles, many companies are struggling to identify and manage the complex risks they face. As a result, the need for high quality internal audit services has grown exponentially as the global awareness of the importance of good corporate governance, effective risk management, and appropriate systems of internal controls continues to grow. These ever-changing times represent a new opportunity for internal audit to demonstrate its strategic value within an organization.
Harris & Dickey works with audit executives, management, and audit committees at companies of virtually any size, public, or private, to assist with adding strategic value in their internal audit activities. This can include starting and running the activity on an outsourced basis or working with an existing internal audit function to supplement their team when they lack adequate staff or expertise. With specific industry knowledge and commiserate certifications (including CPA, CIA, CRMA, and CISA).
Harris & Dickey’s internal audit professionals can help in the following areas: