Beyond the Numbers: Soft Skills in Audit Excellence

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In the world of audit excellence, soft skills play a pivotal role alongside technical prowess, shaping the effectiveness and impact of auditors. While technical competencies are crucial for working on complex financial systems and regulatory frameworks, soft skills are equally indispensable for nurturing collaboration, communication, and critical thinking within audit teams.

The Evolving Role of Compliance Officers in a Tech-Driven World

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The evolving role of compliance officers in a tech-driven world demands a proactive approach to upskilling and adaptation. As technology continues to reshape the business landscape, compliance professionals who integrate tech-related skills with regulatory acumen will stand out.

Navigating a Career Move in 2024: Top Tips for Success

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Embarking on a career move within the dynamics of audit, risk, and compliance demands strategic foresight, meticulous planning, and a proactive approach! Whether you are a seasoned professional seeking new challenges or a recent graduate entering the field, these top tips will guide you through a successful career transition.

Emerging Trends in APAC Risk Management: A Talent Perspective

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The risk management landscape in the Asia-Pacific region is undergoing dynamic changes, influenced by evolving market dynamics, technological advancements, and a shifting regulatory environment. This discussion explores key trends shaping APAC’s risk management arena and sheds light on the skills and expertise sought by companies to address these challenges.

KPP Search 2024 Trend Predictions

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Managing Director of KPP Search, Paul Edwards, predicts that in 2024, the Internal Audit landscape is poised for a 5-10% growth. Businesses are undergoing a significant transformation in their approach to risk management, prompting a strategic overhaul of risk departments.

The Global Surge in Demand for IT Auditors

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In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the demand for skilled IT auditors proficient in data management, cloud technologies, and cybersecurity has reached high levels worldwide. This surge in demand reflects the critical need for professionals who can direct the complex connection of technology, compliance, and risk management.

How AI has Transformed Audit

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One of the most significant impacts of AI in audits is its ability to analyse enormous datasets in a fraction of the time it would take a human auditor. Algorithms can swiftly review financial records, transactions, and compliance data, easily spotting irregularities, patterns, or potential risks that realistically, could be missed by human analysis.

KPP Leadership Spotlight with Thierry Gagliano

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Thierry Gagliano has had a wealth of experience in his career and was Vice President of External Audit, Risk Management and Compliance until June 2023. Having completed a Master’s degree in financial Markets in 1991, Thierry also attained a Business School Degree focusing on Business & International Trade. These educational accomplishments equipped him with a comprehensive understanding of financial markets and a solid foundation in business and global trade practices.

How Video Calls have Improved the Internal Audit Interview Process

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Video interviews have undoubtedly simplified the interviewing process for internal audit roles. Through enhanced remote screening, efficient evaluation of technical skills, seamless collaboration with remote teams, behavioural assessments, and an improved candidate experience, video interviews have revolutionized internal audit recruitment.