New Factsheet - Chief Audit Executive

by Tess Borges | Dec 07, 2020

This Factsheet discusses the role and functions of the Chief Audit Executive (CAE).

The ‘International Professional Practices Framework’ (IPPF) issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) defines the Chief Audit Executive as:

Chief audit executive describes the role of a person in a senior position responsible for effectively managing the internal audit activity in accordance with the internal audit charter and the mandatory elements of the International Professional Practices Framework. The chief audit executive or others reporting to the chief audit executive will have appropriate professional certifications and qualifications. The specific job title and / or responsibilities of the chief audit executive may vary across organisations. 

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