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3 Ways to Build Audit Reports That Drive Action

Published: 31 March 2019

ID: G00707458

Analyst(s): Audit Research Team


To drive management action on audit’s findings, create reports that make it easy for your audience to see the steps they should take to address risks that they’re responsible for. See three examples of reports designed by risk and audit teams that provide stakeholders with clear guidance.

Table Of Contents

1. An Action-Oriented Risk Matrix

2. Risk Tolerance Focused Audit Reporting

3. Rate Controls Against Best Practices

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