AuditBoard’s 2023 Focus on the Future survey of North American internal audit leaders reveals a lack of alignment between top risks facing businesses and the level of effort internal audit is putting toward those vulnerabilities.
Authored by Richard Chambers, Senior Internal Audit Advisor at AuditBoard, the report finds that despite repeated signs of a looming economic slowdown that could further impact businesses in the year ahead, internal auditors are generally optimistic about their budgets and available talent — though they acknowledge the challenges that current resource levels present in the face of mounting uncertainty.
Download the full report for key takeaways and findings, including:
- Top risk trends for 2023 and 2026, and gaps in how audit effort aligns with risks.
- Resources and talent forecast and recommendations for 2023.
- Risk monitoring trends and opportunities.
- The top strategic risks facing the internal audit profession.