TeamMate Webinars
Title: How ERM & Audit Work Together - A Combined Assurance Approach

Internal audit is a profession that provides assurance that objectives are being met for the organizations that it serves. However, it is not the only assurance provider and often organizations are fatigued by different departments requesting the same information and reporting the same results. Enterprise Risk Management is an assurance provider that Internal Audit can leverage off of to reduce audit fatigue and increases the chances that an organization's objectives will be met.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the roles of Enterprise Risk Management & Internal Audit
  • Understand the concept of Combined Assurance
  • Understand a strategy of reliance
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Steven Zapolski CIA
Senior Market Development Consultant, Wolters Kluwer TeamMate

Steven is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) who holds an Masters in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati.  As a Senior Market Development Consultant at Wolters Kluwer, Steven brings over 13 years of audit industry experience to the table and consults with key stakeholders to understand the needs of their departments and demonstrates how software can meet those needs. In addition, Steven has been a guest speaker at conferences and other events speaking on topics ranging from Audit Committee Reporting to Data Analytics. Prior to his role at WK, Steven was an auditor with the IRS, Crowe Horwath and Macy’s and is an active member of the IIA Indianapolis chapter.

Throughout his career, Steven has assisted numerous internal audit departments create, perform, and supervise financial, operational, and compliance audits to evaluate control frameworks, financial systems and operating procedures.