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Internal auditors are employed by companies in all sectors of the economy from banks to manufacturing companies, service sector companies, government departments and so on. In fact, the demand for internal auditors has been steadily increasing as the global economy and regulatory environment becomes more complex. Cyber security threats, internal fraud, and operational risks have also played their part in increasing the need for more internal auditors.
Internal auditors contribute to the financial, operational, compliance, control and governance functions of the business. It is a role that requires a deeper understanding of how business and operational processes work, and the ability to sift through large amounts of data in order to find patterns or loopholes. Let’s look at the role of the Internal Auditor in greater detail.