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An Eye Toward the Future

Digital Laura Soileau, CIA, CRMA, CPA Jun 01, 2021

​Getting young people hooked on internal auditing is crucial to the sustainability of the profession.

I discovered internal auditing through an operational auditing course at the University of Arkansas. At the time, I was an accounting major, but I had come to realize I didn’t like tax work or working solely with debits and credits. This introduction to internal auditing wasn’t like my other classes — instead, it offered case studies that allowed students to evaluate risks, find ways to increase effectiveness, and identify root causes.

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Laura Soileau, CIA, CRMA, CPA