Sector Focus

  • For internal auditors navigating a career on French soil, the key thing to acknowledge is the country’s evolving internationalisation.
  • Facing pressure from customers, regulators and rival businesses alike, the race is on to build defences against the threat of cyber security.
  • The consistent theme of hefty fines being brought down upon the banking and financial services industry by global regulators is resonating across all areas of business.
  • It is predicted that the required capital level for banks globally will see a dramatic increase by 2019 further to the implementation of new government regulations, case in point the Basel III Accord.
  • In light of a series of publicised risk events within the banking and financial industry, the issue of operational risk management is hot on the agenda for CEOs, CROs, risk managers and those in both the internal and external audit functions.
  • The future for compliance candidates across Asia Pacific is bright, according to data from Morgan McKinley which revealed its figures for Q1 of 2015 earlier this month.
  • For those of you who are considering embarking on an audit career or changing your role within the industry, you may wish to consider Quality Assurance.
  • All types of auditors, whether IT Auditor, Internal, External, Risk, or Compliance professional, come to a stage in their careers where they must choose between working for a private company or the public sector.
  • In today’s business world, the effective transfer of information and seamless function of business processes is a crucial commodity, which is why a career in GRC could prove highly rewarding.
  • So, you’ve passed your CPA exam and now you think you’re ready to get into the job market to start making your own money. As an auditor with a new CPA license, you have several options when looking for a job.
  • We explore the basics of what's involved in working as an External Auditor.
  • The auditing industry offers many and varying career opportunities and with the internet being such a big feature in business, new doors have opened to those who wish to specialise in the auditing of online based activities.
  • Compliance is a tough sector to break into and it is wise to make sure that it's the right sector for you before you make your way into it.
  • As an external auditor it’s your responsibility to ensure the company you work for gives a true and fair view of its financial position.
  • Increase your potential for audit recruitment, and stand out from the rest when it comes to applying for auditor jobs with our five sure-fire tips for better risk management.
  • The role of Head of Information Security at any company is an important one and carries a wide range of responsibilities.
  • Whilst some companies require full time permanent auditors, others have infrequent requirements and therefore may choose to employ someone on a temporary or one-off basis. The people they choose for this are known as virtual auditors.
  • Auditing roles usually fall into two camps, internal and external, and it’s important to understand these implicitly before looking too closely at specialisms or niches.
  • Assurance, by definition, means to provide a certain degree of certainty of a future event by performing a study of related past events. Therefore, assurance jobs, especially financial assurance jobs, focus mainly on carefully studying a company’s past performances to ensure any financial commitm...
  • Without reliable information and without proper compliance, there is no way to ensure that a business will go in the right direction. Thus, compliance auditors are now highly in demand, and they are now offered various positions from entry-level to higher leadership positions.