Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The Internal Auditor

Would the new #CAE survive office politics and ploys? Stay tuned to my first #internalaudit short fiction coming soon (will be available on Amazon during January 2017)

A taste of what is coming ( I will be looking for a professional editor soon):

"It was supposed to be another routine day at the office for Steve Anderson , the newly appointed Chief Audit Executive (CAE) at the Advanced Technology Corporation. But in reality, there is no such thing as a routine day in the life of an internal auditor! When Steve arrived at his office at 8:00 am on Monday he had received a call from the assistant of Mike Smith, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), asking him to come and meet with her boss urgently.
Steve joined the company about a month ago after working for a medium - sized accounting firm in the city for about five years. Ever since he had joined the company, he tried to establish communication channels with management members to help him introduce his vision of internal audit and to obtain a better understanding of the business and management expectations. One of the hardest people to connect with was Mike Smith who usually gives Steve the cold shoulder and does not show interest in the internal audit activity. So today’s call from Mike not only came as a surprise, but also with a lot of skepticism!"

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