Small Company - Internal audit process - Who does the audit?

#1
Hello,

I work at a small company and we have our internal audit program and we conduct our audits as per the program but I was wondering if the internal audit process needs to be audited and if so who does the audit?
 
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#2
Hi Basically, Internal audits are conducted to check if all the program/project related documents are in place. I guess your Project manger or Product manager are most eligible to conduct internal audit within the team. Else, your organisation might have an auditor.
 

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#3
Yes.

A deputy could also be selected and trained to audit your organization as a system for its effectiveness.

That way the two competent internal auditors can also audit the effectiveness of the audit process by sampling the other auditor’s work.

And top management may be further assured that the audit program as well as the system is fulfilling their objectives so they know what it does well, less than well and where improvements are needed.

Of course audit is more than just looking to see if all the required documents are in place.
 
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