Internal Audit Procedures Handbook

Internal Audit Procedures Handbook has the sample procedures, documents, and checklists for financial institutions for an effective audit control program.

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Internal Audit Procedures Handbook is designed to make it easy for you to develop, maintain, and improve your institution's internal control procedures.

Key topics discussed in this internal audit procedures manual include:
•  Start-Up: Preparation is the key to a successful implementation. You'll learn how to sell the benefits of an effective auditing program to your employees, management, and directors.
•  Staffing Guidelines: Internal auditing requires a strong banking background, as well as knowledge of operations and finance. We'll show you how to find the right people for your department, and how to assign duties to ensure that the audit is properly executed.
•  Checklists: You'll find easy-to-follow internal audit checklists for eight primary areas subject to audit.
•  Sample Documents: Documents, such as planning memos, charters, and questionnaires.
•  Procedures: Detailed internal audit procedures for most areas of the bank are included.

Major audit-engagement areas covered in Part II include:
•  Financial Management and Reporting
•  Funds
•  ALM
•  Loans
•  Deposits
•  Operations
•  Technology
•  Branches
•  Insurance and Legal Matters, including litigation

Part III contains Compliance Audits.

Chapters I-6, I-7, II-6B, and II-3A reprint material that appears in IT Auditing for Financial Institutions and Risk-Based Auditing for Financial Institutions, also by Gary Deutsch.

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No.            Title
I-1.1           Sample Internal Audit Policy
I-1-2           Sample Code of Ethics
I-1.3           Internal Audit Terms
I-2.1           Sample Risk-Based Audit Modifications to Procedures
I-2.4           Sample Executive Endorsement Letter of the Internal Auditing Charter
I-3.1           Audit Planning Tools
I-3.2           Information Technology Audit Checklist
I-4.1           Sample Internal Auditor Training Program
I-4.2           Sample Performance Appraisal Form
I-6.1           Human Resources Strategic Planning Checklist
I-6.2           Checklist for the Review of Director Duties and Responsibilities
I-6.3           Checklists of Internal Control Considerations for Derivatives Activities
I-6.4           Outside Vendor Internal and External Risk Review
I-6.5           GLBA Information Security Risk Assessment
I-6.6           Credit Management Controls Checklist
I-6.7           Interest Rate Risk Internal Control Checklist
I-6.8           Sample Compliance Risk-Assessment Matrix
I-6.9           UDAAP Risk Assessment Program
I-7.1           Information Technology Audit Checklist
I-7.2           Sample Audit Committee Charter
I-7.3           Sample Internal Audit Charter
I-7.4           Risk Management Action Plan Worksheet
I-7.5           Outsourcing Responsibilities Checklist
I-7.6           Sample Audit-Planning Questionnaire
I-7.7           Sample Memos
I-7.8           Sample Audit Plan Template
I-7.9           Time Report Worksheet
I-7.10         Pre-Audit Self-Assessment Questionnaire
I-7.11         Sample Charter for an Audit Committee Authority
I-7.12         Questions to Be Considered in Evaluating an Internal Control Structure within a Financial Institution
I-7.13         Checklist for Internal Controls
II-1.1          CEO Internal Control Questionnaire
II-3.1          Investment Securities Internal Control Questionnaire
II.4.1          Concentration of Credits Internal Control Questionnaire
II-4.2          Merchant Processing Internal Control Sample Questionnaire
II-4.3          Sample Other Real Estate (ORE) Policy and Procedures
II-5.1          Account Procedures Questionnaire
II-5.2          Account Reconciliations Internal Control Questionnaire
II-5.3          Overdrafts Internal Control Questionnaire
II-5.4          Dormant Accounts Internal Control Questionnaire
II-5.5          Check Fraud Control Internal Control Questionnaire
II-5.6          Payment Systems and Funds Transfer Activities Internal Control Questionnaire
II-5.7          Delaware Certificate of Formation of a Limited Liability Company
II-5.8          Identity Verification Resources
II-6.1          Sample Audit and Examination Response Procedure
II-6.2          Sample IT Audit Procedures
II-6.3          MIS Internal Control Questionnaire
II-7.1          Retail Nondeposit Investment Sales Internal Control Questionnaire
II-8.1          Internal Control Questionnaire: Risk Management and Insurance
III-4.1         Closed-End Credit Advertising Worksheet
IIIl-4.2        Open-End/Home Equity Line of Credit Advertising Worksheet
III-4.3         Closed-End Credit Forms Review Worksheet
III-4.4         Closed-End Credit – Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Forms Review Worksheet
III-4.5         Closed-End Credit File Review Worksheet
III-4.6         Closed-End Credit – Adjustable-Rate Mortgage File Review Worksheet
III-4.7         Right of Rescission File Review Worksheet
III-4.8         Open-End Credit Forms Review Worksheet
III-4.9         Home Equity Line of Credit Forms Review Worksheet
III-4.10       Credit Card Forms Review Worksheet
III-4.11       Open-End Credit File Review Worksheet
III-4.12       Home Equity Line of Credit File Review
III-4.13       Special Rules for Certain Home Mortgage Transactions (High Cost and Reverse Mortgage) File Review Worksheet
III-4.14       Periodic Billing Statements Worksheet
III-4.15       High-Cost Mortgages Worksheet
III-4.16       Homeowners Protection Act Checklist
III-4.17       Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Examination Checklist
III-4.18       FDPA Audit Checklist
III-5.1         Electronic Fund Transfers Act (EFTA) Checklist
III-5.2         Expedited Funds Availability Act Checklist
III-5.3         Truth in Savings Worksheet

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Effective Audit Services

Chapter I-1 A Practical Approach to Establishing Internal Audit Policies and Procedures

Chapter I-2 Organizing an Effective Internal Auditing Function

Chapter I-3 Managing the Audit Planning Process

Chapter I-4 Staffing the Internal Audit Function

Chapter I-5 Risk Assessment of Sound Practices for Model Risk Management
Financial Management and Reporting

Chapter II-1 Financial Reporting Audits

Chapter II-2 Funds Audits

Chapter II-3 Asset/Liability Management Audits


Chapter II-4 Loan Audits

Chapter II-5 Operations Audits

Chapter II-6 Technology Audits

Chapter II-6A Outsourcing Technology Services Audit Guidance

Chapter II-7 Branch Office Audits

Insurance and Legal

Chapter II-8 Insurance and Legal Audits

Chapter II-9 Employee Benefits

Chapter II-10 Auditing to Avoid Problem Bank Status

Regulatory Compliance

Chapter III-1 Risk Assessment of Consumer Compliance Management Programs

Chapter III-2 BSA/AML

Chapter III-3 Fair Credit Reporting

Chapter III-4 Loan Compliance Audit Topics

Chapter III-5 Deposit Compliance Audit Topics

Chapter III-6 Preparing for Regulatory Examinations