RISK ASSESSMENT OF INTERNAL AUDIT OF PUBLIC ENTITYJournal: The Journal CONTEMPORARY ECONOMY (Vol.2, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2017-06-30
Authors : Inga BULAT;
Page : 97-104
Keywords : risk; internal audit; public entity; management; internal control.;
In the last years it is becoming increasingly actual the recognition of corporate governance involvement and the risk management in public entities, the importance of approaching this issue is evidenced by the current situation faced by internal auditors. The entity is a body constantly changing which evolves in complexity, besides traditional exposure to the hazard, thus adding operational, financial, strategic, legal, human, and fraud risks. The complex nature of the risk can be attributed to several factors. Internal auditors have an important role in the risk assessment, processes, systems, and addressing or providing recommendations is the result of everything that happens and what can it lead to. Planning the internal audit activity implies a broader evaluation of operational risks and the environment in which it works. The topic approached in this article refers to the risk assessment and internal audit work plan in order to assist an entity in achieving its objectives by implementing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.
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