Internal Audit Sourcing

Expertise and Technology for Specific Needs

Many organizations find it cost-prohibitive to staff an internal audit function and/or maintain the various necessary skills required to meet the challenges facing internal audit and the business. Specific considerations that contribute to the decision to outsource or co-source internal audit include:

  • Geographic dispersion
  • Business environment complexity
  • Complex information systems
  • Increasing competition for internal audit resources
  • Regulatory demands
  • Rapid growth
  • Stakeholder expectations

Schneider Downs is positioned to provide internal audit support, from staff augmentation to full outsourcing. We work closely with internal audit functions, management and Audit Committees to achieve the scope of coverage organizations require. In a co-sourcing arrangement, we partner with your professionals to fill problematic gaps in your internal audit function, in order to mitigate exposure to crucial areas requiring attention beyond your reach.

case studies

 
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
 
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

Conducting an ERM Evaluation

Institutions of higher education face a number of challenges in today’s highly competitive business and social climate: reputational risk, obsolescence,

read more >

Operation Varsity Blues and Internal Audit

When news broke regarding the college admissions scandal back in March, I couldn’t help but think: where were the internal auditors? Thirty-three

read more >

Top Risks to Keep On Your Radar for 2020

We live in a disruptive world where the risks companies face are constantly evolving. Risks not on your radar today could easily be brought to light within

read more >

SOC 2 Examinations - Keys to Success

“What do you need for a SOC 2 Audit?” Prior to starting a SOC 2 examination, clients often ask us what they can do to ensure an efficient audit

read more >

Crypto-Secured Lending

An exciting advancement in the cryptocurrency industry will allow consumers to leverage their crypto holdings as collateral for formal currency loans.

read more >

Have a question? Ask us!

We’d love to hear from you. Drop us a note, and we’ll respond to you as quickly as possible.

Ask us

contact us

Map of Pittsburgh Office
Pittsburgh

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office
Columbus

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215

contactsd@schneiderdowns.com
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102