Internal auditors are on the front lines of pushing organizations to do the right thing
Interview by Joseph McCafferty
September 7, 2016
It's not often that you hear about auditors and accountants in the same breath as aid workers, healthcare providers, or charity workers. Indeed, you won't find internal audit on Forbes' list of the 25 Most Meaningful Professions. And yet, internal audit can be a force for good. In their role of assuring systems are in place to prevent fraud and corruption, internal auditors can help organizations, especially public entities, fulfill their mission and help solve the problems the world faces. It's a grandiose idea, to be sure, but not an inaccurate one.