Monday, January 7, 2013

File Interrogations

File interrogation would encompass the following;
  • Objective setting - see internal audit planning process
  • File requirements (determination of)
  • Field Selection within the database - then decide
  • Where to store
  • How much to select and
  • Obtain the data (possibly a pilot) and fine tune
  • Prepare reports
Typical interrogations may include the following;
  • Ensuring liabilities are not un/der-recorded
  • Review invalid invoices, duplication
  • Review of firewall logs
  • Payroll existence tests
  • GP analysis
  • Completeness of transactions