In this episode of AuditTalk, Yulia Gurman, Executive Director of Internal Audit and Corporate Security at Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), dives into findings from The Remote Auditor, a recent survey report from the Internal Audit Foundation and AuditBoard that assesses the impact of remote work on the internal audit profession. In an information-packed presentation, Yulia shares her best practices and real-world examples of how to sustain a positive virtual work environment for internal audit and its stakeholders, including:
How PCA’s audit team capitalizes on a remote environment’s advantages to expand talent, audit coverage, and technology use, and overcomes the challenges that accompany virtual observations and relationship-building.
Practical tips and examples for success across the remote audit cycle — from planning and document review to site visits, remote interviews, and closing meetings.
Keys for collaboration and communication while remote, including how to run a productive virtual meeting, strike the right tone in emails, and work together to improve the team’s communication skills.