THE PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OF PUBLIC SECTOR INTERNAL AUDITORS IN BULGARIA – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

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Keywords
internal control, internal audit, professional competence.

Abstract
Public sector internal control continues to be a major issue due to its essential role in the governance of public funds and activities. This article focuses on internal audit and the problems and opportunities related to maintaining and developing the professional competence of internal auditors as a key prerequisite for the efficient performance of their audit engagements. The research of earlier and current audit practice and the acknowledgment of existing pitfalls provides a robust basis for improving this aspect of public sector internal control.

JEL: H83.
Pages: 16

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