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Internal audit is a dynamic profession that provides independent assurance that an organisation's risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively Essentially, Internal Auditors help organisations to succeed.

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What is internal Audit


Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organisation’s operations. Internal audit professionals help an organisation accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

The Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand (IIA NZ) is dedicated to

  • Providing leadership, promotion, advocacy and support for internal audit best practice in the New Zealand context.
  • Providing insight into current trends, ideas and information about our diverse and dynamic profession here at home and overseas.
  • Delivering opportunities for members to increase their knowledge and advance their careers through continuing professional education, certification and networking.
  • Achieving progress through sharing best practices and contributing to the global development of our profession.

To learn more about internal audit and discover the value internal audit delivers to successful business, click here.

Established in 1986, the Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand is an affiliate of a dynamic global organisation, The Institute of Internal Auditors. We join together with more than 210,000 internal audit professionals around the world who work to the Institute’s standards and practice the Institute’s code of ethics.

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