No one is excited about the tools of internal audit. It is the promise that keeps us in the profession.
How did you wind up in internal audit?
I found myself here because I’d been in accounting for six months, was bored to tears doing the same thing six times in a row, and saw the auditors having way too much fun. A job opened. I joined. I never looked back.
Our reasons for joining internal audit are probably all different, everything from “I wanted to be an internal auditor all my life” to “they were hiring.” But here’s a bigger, better question. Why did you stay?