Breakfast Education Series
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
“Attributes Of Effective Internal Audit Departments”
Internal Audit departments display a consistent set of attributes which are key
in achieving and maintaining sustainable value in an organization.
your function exhibit these qualities?
session will outline those attributes and engage you in a discussion aimed at
working towards achieving those characteristics. The following are attributes
that you will learn from the session:
of the function:
Does the function’s mission and vision call
for more than simply compliance?
Is it aligned with the business
Does it play a key role in the organization’s
governance structure (the three lines of defense)?
Is the function properly aligned
Does the function have the right
relationships with the right people with all key stakeholders
Do you have the right skills and
Does your resource strategy provide the
flexibility to meet your needs?
Do you have a culture of challenge, probing,
and continuous improvement?
Do you have the appropriate and effective
processes for risk assessment and planning, including planning, execution,
reporting, follow-up, and performance measurement?
Tony Malfara, Risk Consulting Practice Leader, KPMG, GTA
Tony has 26 years of experience in
various internal audit, financial accounting and reporting positions. Prior to joining KPMG, he was a member of the
internal audit group at Maple Leaf Foods and was then Director of Internal
Audit for St. Lawrence Cement. Since
joining KPMG in 1997, Tony has provided a wide range of Risk Management
assistance services to clients in various industry sectors including, financial
services, Telecom, Manufacturing, Retail and various clients at the municipal,
provincial, and federal levels of the public sector.
He is a member of KPMG’s Americas and
Global Internal Audit Leadership Steering Committees. These are groups
established to providing direction on the growth and health of internal audit
within KPMG as well as with various stakeholders in the Canadian Internal Audit
community. Tony has held a number of
positions at various times with the IIA, Toronto Chapter. He is currently on the Board of the Toronto
Chapter and the Chair of Advocacy for IIA Canada.
As space is limited,
please pre-register by calling or emailing the IIA Toronto Chapter Office. Late
registrations may not be accommodated due to space limitations.
Substitutions are welcome.
To register online,
please visit the event website:
The Albany Club - 91 King Street East; Toronto, ON M5C 1G3
Light Breakfast And Networking: 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
and Q&A: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Members - $59 (inc.
HST) / Non-Members - $70 (inc. HST) / Students - $32 (inc. HST) with valid
Note: There is a cancellation policy in