Training on co-operation between external and internal auditors

2018-10-10 19:31:00   |   Author: Görgényi Gábor

This week, three auditors of the State Audit Office of Hungary attend an international interactive training on co-operation between external and internal auditors.

The international professional conference and training provides a platform for the exchange of information aimed at enhancing cooperation between external auditors working at supreme audit institutions and internal auditors working in other areas of the public sector. From the State Audit Office of Hungary, Eszter Nemesvári-Horthy and Gábor Görgényi audit managers and Szabolcs Csernyák dr. auditor participate at the event.

The participants of the training can gain insight into the advantages of closer co-operation and co-ordination between external and internal auditors, regarding ways of co-operaration and good practices, moreover to the international standards and recommendations that provide the underlying framework.


Training on co-operation between external and internal auditors

In addition to the Hungarian participants, other representatives from eight countries (Albania, Netherlands, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey) including external and internal auditors from supreme audit institutions and ministries are present.

The participants can listen to the lectures of experienced experts, moreover can interactively discuss the areas and possibilities of co-operation between the two types of audits (external and internal), their roles and responsibilities. At the event they clarify the basis for co-operation and determine the possible ways of co-operation regarding this special topic.

By the end of the training, participants will gain a comprehensive insight into the contexts of the standards and regulations that form the underlying framework regarding cooperation between internal and external auditors. The will also learn the basics of successful co-operation between internal and external auditors by identifying the most important areas of cooperation. As a result, participants will be able to utilize the knowledge in their practical work later on.


Eszter Nemesvári-Horthy
Gábor Görgényi
Szabolcs Csernyák dr.