Services: Internal Audit

Navigating Digital Transformation: How One INGO Successfully Conducted a System Assessment

Navigating Digital Transformation In virtual work environments, having streamlined operations, efficient collaboration, and transparent processes is paramount. This rings especially true for international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) dedicated to humanitarian efforts. In this case study, we share a real-world scenario where a prominent INGO sought our assistance in modernizing their operations through an Enterprise Resource Planning…

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GRF CPAs & Advisors Supports International Fraud Awareness Week

GRF is once again promoting anti-fraud awareness as an official supporter of International Fraud Awareness Week, taking place November 12 – 18, 2023. Supporting organizations are spreading the word about identifying and preventing fraud, and GRF is sharing helpful tools and information, which can be accessed on the firm’s Fraud Awareness Tips and Resource Page….

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Fraud Awareness Tips and Resources

International Fraud Awareness Week takes place November 12 – 18, 2023 Fraud Awareness Week highlights how crucial it is for organizations to pause and reflect on the evolving landscape of fraud risks. In an era where the convergence of technology and human ingenuity continues to shape our world, the need for proactive risk management is…

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A Guide to Third Party Risk Management

Understanding and mitigating third party risk has become more important than ever, which makes now the perfect time for your organization to implement a third-party risk management program. This guide covers several aspects of third-party risk management, including steps for developing a program, tips for vetting new vendors, and the new risks presented by AI tools.

GRF’s Kristen Ocampo Earns CFE Credential

August 2, 2023 (Bethesda MD) — GRF CPAs & Advisors is pleased to announce that Kristen Ocampo, Risk & Advisory Services Supervisor, has been awarded the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). To achieve the award, Kristen met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam…

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Optimize Risk Management Efforts with Enhanced Collaboration

To some extent, all business functions are responsible for managing risks. However, certain departments have direct responsibilities in risk management, such as Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), and Fraud Risk Management. Integrating and fostering collaboration between these functions can result in more effectively addressing risks and protecting against fraudulent activities. This is particularly critical…

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How INGOs Can Maximize Their Internal Audit Function

International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) are particularly vulnerable to fraudulent activity due to their multinational offices and dependence on remote access technologies. These geographically dispersed organizations need to get the full benefit of their internal audit function, where most fraud can be detected or prevented. This was a prevailing issue at a recent Humentum CEO Roundtable…

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