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

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

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How Risk Management and Internal Audit Can Add Value in Light of the Current Pandemic: COVID-19 Risk Considerations

During these unprecedented times, internal audit and risk management professionals need to reevaluate risks affecting their organization. Audit plans must

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Processes Under Pressure

COVID-19 has impacted work environments in ways never imagined. Teams, offices – even entire companies – have shifted to working from home.

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The Value of Business Process Analysis in your Succession Plan

Are you planning to exit your business in the next 5-10 years? Have you thought about succession plans for your business? Large companies typically incorporate

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SOC 2 Considerations When Moving to a Remote Workforce

Has your organization recently moved to a remote workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Although the extra-casual dress code and commute might be nice,

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Judge Hands Down Longest Sentence to Date in College Admissions Scandal

On February 7, a federal judge in Boston issued the most severe verdict yet to a parent involved in Operation Varsity Blues, the college admissions scandal

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Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Columbus, OH 43215

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Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102