More finance professionals and CPAs are valuing the need to understand information technology and information assurance in today's marketplace. According to a Robert Half survey, 27% of more than 1,400 chief financial officers surveyed said software and technology knowledge is the most valuable additional hiring qualification. In addition, a white paper, "The Changing Role of Internal Audit," says that approximately 90% of survey respondents think future internal auditors, of 2015, should focus on gaining better business insight and IT skills and knowledge.
IT Section membership offers a robust suite of benefits, resources and technology education to accounting professionals specializing in IT audit and attest services, business-system reporting, internal controls, fraud considerations and risk assessment. Join the IT Section and build up your suite of tools!