How do I start a Career in Internal Audit?


I find a Career in Internal Audit very interesting. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Internal Audit actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Internal Audit. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Internal Audit, I came across this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170704-0001/Commerce/Finance/Career-in-Internal-Audit/english

Harshit Gupta's take!

Harshit Gupta invested 3 years & 9 months in Internal Audit. Harshit Gupta has worked in Internal Audit as Internal Auditor in Ernst & Young New Delhi. In Harshit Gupta's own words, this is how Harshit Gupta got into Internal Audit: "I am a Chartered Accountant. I did my schooling from St Josephs Academy, Dehradun. I then studied Commerce at and graduated from Delhi University. I completed studying Chartered Accountancy in 2013. I then, did a few internships. Thereafter, I started working at Ernst & Young at Delhi office as a Consultant in Internal Auditing." Harshit Gupta has a profile in a very interesting format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/harshitgupta1

Career Video on Internal Audit

In a video, Harshit Gupta has talked about various aspects of a Career in Internal Audit. Harshit Gupta started by explaining Internal Audit as: "Internal auditing is an Internal Operation where one assists the management in finding flaws, controls and ways to perform more efficiently. The word Audit means to check and therefore, Internal Auditing is the performing of that function of checking in an Organization." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.


We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Internal Audit is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Internal Audit. Harshit Gupta touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Data Analysis
  • Contemporary Awareness
  • Accounting
  • Audit & Tools
  • Tax & Other Law
  • Management
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Harshit Gupta then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Internal Audit:
  • Logical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Adaptability
  • Interpersonal
  • Investigative
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Harshit Gupta believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Internal Audit:
  • Respect
  • Exposure
  • Travel
  • Networking
  • Personal Growth
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Harshit Gupta believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Internal Audit:
  • Long Working Hours
  • Work Life Balance
  • Investigative Rub Off
  • High Stake

In the final section of the video Harshit Gupta talks about How a day goes in a Career in Internal Audit. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Internal Audit, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20170704-0001

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