Advisory

Internal Audit

Internal Audit

Internal audits assess quality by their nature, but with Smith and Howard, it’s a value-added process that delivers keen insights for the entire organization. Rather than take a rote approach, our professionals innovate on the tried-and-true to help you evaluate the effectiveness of your business’s operational processes.

We work as a partner with your internal audit department or as a fully outsourced advisor. Benefit from our experience in a plethora of industries and our partner-led approach to developing a framework to meet your objectives.

Our expertise spans:

  • Internal audit outsourcing
  • Process and internal controls review
  • Audit committee advisory
  • Continuous auditing and monitoring
  • Internal controls

You undoubtedly want to eliminate as much risk as possible in your financial operations. Our team is a difference-maker here, with its command of audit, advisory and enterprise risk. We focus on internal control reviews that identify areas of strength and weakness while providing practical recommendations to bolster all areas identified and reduce risk.

We don’t just review and recommend on internal control improvements. We can – and often do – work with you to design internal processes that create an improved, less-risk environment. We’ve found five key areas of internal controls that can have the greatest impact on your business:

  1. Control Environment
  2. Risk Assessment
  3. Control Activities
  4. Information and Communication
  5. Monitoring