"Hopefully, your organization has a fraud response plan that assigns specific duties and responsibilities," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers. "But if not, don't automatically assume that, as an internal auditor, you should undertake a fraud investigation single-handedly or that you should lead a fraud investigation team yourself."
Longer life expectancy and lower earnings are principal factors that leave women less prepared than men for retirement, according to Aon. A survey by the firm finds 7 in 10 female respondents would have to overcome a significant savings shortfall to retire at age 67.
The pace of regulatory change and recent action against banks have emphasized the role of chief compliance officer for many organizations.
Complying with the Internal Revenue Service's unrelated business income tax rules can be a challenge for not-for-profits. In this podcast, learn more about activities that apply to not-for-profits that might produce unrelated business income.
Busy season can get stressful, and one thing we can't do is let stress win. Lauren Baptiste, CPA, a wellness expert, gives you five ways to practice self-care and thrive at one of the most active times of the year.
Socializing with colleagues is important, but setting boundaries to ensure you remain productive and meet deadlines also is necessary. Communicating about deadlines and moving to a quieter area of the office can help if you need to focus.
Workplace wellness programs do not change employees' behavior, improve health outcomes or reduce health care spending in the first year, according to a large randomized, controlled trial. Most participants in workplace wellness programs are likely to be healthy, active high earners, study leaders write.
Bezerra was global finance integration lead at Monsanto.
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