An independent internal audit can add value to your organization and improve its operations. Through objective evaluation of your organization’s processes for risk management, internal control and corporate governance, BKD's internal audit process can help you reach compliance objectives or recommend a direction for voluntary sustainability and improvement.
BKD offers a risk-based, process-driven approach tailored to your company and needs. By utilizing a risk assessment process, we can help you identify vulnerable key areas, reducing time spent on lower risk items.
Incorporating Control and Operational Audits
The expectations of internal audit have evolved to require consideration of all aspects of your business. When applicable, BKD incorporates SOX compliance, operational auditing, process improvement and fraud detection into our internal audit approach.
Integration of Information Technology
Most companies are dependent on their information systems, and many controls are based on automated processes. Our approach recognizes this fact and integrates this important component.
Internal Audit Department Reviews
BKD is certified to perform quality assessment reviews of your organization’s internal audit department.
BKD’s internal audit team offers the expertise of a firm with more than eighty years of assurance and advisory experience. Our dedicated team includes consultants who are CFEs (Certified Fraud Examiners), CFIRSs (Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialists), CIAs (Certified Internal Auditors), CISAs (Certified Information System Auditors), CISMs (Certified Information Security Managers), CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) and CRCMs (Certified Regulatory Compliance Managers).