Applying the International Professional Practices Framework, 4th Edition

Applying the International Professional Practices Framework, 4th Edition

This useful guide serves as a “crash course,” outlining the specific actions auditors must take to conform with the Standards and the other elements of the IPPF. 

It provides:

  • Further explanations of meanings behind the principles-based Standards 
  • Practical tools and techniques for delivering high-quality internal audit services
  • Examples of leading practices in implementing the Standards and best practice internal auditing
  • Discussion of trends and various points of view on topics core to the profession

The internal audit profession is at new heights of organizational investment and stature. Its importance is widely recognized by boards, audit committees, and management. The fact that the profession has one global set of standards, united across the world, that have been embraced by many regulators, legal systems, and governance bodies shows the strength of this foundation.

This book is designed to serve as a practical guide for applying the IPFP. It reviews basic information on the essential elements required for providing effective internal audit services, discusses in depth those elements representing significant change, and provides specific practical tools and techniques for delivering high-quality internal audit services.

About the Authors

Urton L. Anderson, PhD, CIA, CRMA, CFSA, CCSA, CGAP, CCEP, is EY Professor and Director of Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky where he teaches internal auditing, managerial accounting for health care organizations, and governmental auditing. His research has addressed various issues in internal and external auditing and organizational governance — particularly compliance, enterprise risk management, and internal control. An active member of The IIA, he served as Chair of The IIA’s Board of Regents (2003–2007) and the Internal Auditing Standards Board (2002–2003 and 2007–2010). In 1997, he received The IIA’s Leon R. Radde Educator of the Year Award. In 2006, The IIA recognized his outstanding contributions to the field of internal auditing by giving him the Bradford Cadmus Memorial Award. He served as chair of the Internal Audit Foundation’s Committee of Research and Education from 2011–2015. In 2016, Urton was one of four internal audit leaders from business, government, and academia to make up the 2016 class of the American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners. Established in 2011, the honor annually recognizes individuals who contributed significantly to the profession throughout their careers. Urton also serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics/Health Care Compliance Association and served as its president from 2016–2017. From 2011–2012, he was as an Academic Fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Andrew J. Dahle, CIA, CRMA, CPA, CISA, CFE, is a partner at PwC. He serves as a risk assurance partner and specializes in internal audit solutions. He provides internal audit performance enhancement and quality services as well as internal audit sourcing solutions for clients. He also is a speaker and author on internal audit and risk-related topics. He has served clients based on several continents and has served some of the largest companies in several industries. He received Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Master of Accounting Science degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a past president of the IIA–Chicago Chapter and a global award winner on the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam. He served as the PwC representative on the International Internal Audit Standards Board starting in 2000 and as the board's chairman from 2010–2013.

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