U.S. Managing Director and Global Leader, IT Internal Audit
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Assurance Partner, Concept and Transformation Practice
Jamie DuBray, CIA, CRMA, CPA, CISA, CISSP
Western Hemisphere Audit Manager
Jeffrey Jarczyk, CPA
Executive Vice President and Chief Auditor
Senior Vice President, CAE
Learning Level: Intermediate
NASBA Learning Field: Auditing
Agile internal audit is a process and mindset shift that drives clearer outcomes, increased engagement, and improved documentation to deliver valuable, timely results. Deloitte’s Global CAE survey indicates that 14% of internal audit functions are using Agile and 41% more intend to deploy! Join our cross-industry panel of CAEs from Walmart, Barclays, Fidelity Investment, New York Power Authority, United, and Dell as we explore the successes and challenges of implementing Agile in internal audit.
In this session, participants will:
- Reference use cases of practical applications of Agile to internal audit projects.
- Discover the associated benefits and lessons learned from various Agile implementations.
- Identify options to apply within their teams to drive clearer outcomes.
Sarah Adams has over 30 years of audit, technology, operations, and IT risk and controls experience. As a managing director at Deloitte & Touche LLP and the global leader of Deloitte’s IT internal audit practice, she currently leads the Deloitte Agile IA initiative, developing methodology and working with clients to transform their internal audit practices by applying agile techniques. Previously, Adams was global audit director for The Walt Disney Company and internal audit assistant vice president for the Americas Division of Westpac Banking Corporation. She has also developed and presented training programs for The IIA and ISACA.
André Al-Dawaf leads the concept and transformation practice as an assurance partner at Siemens in Germany. He is currently focused on adapting Agile methods and practices for the companywide internal audit function to continuously improve Siemens’ corporate governance capabilities. In Al-Dawaf’s 20+ years with Siemens, he has successfully delivered multiple transformation projects across and beyond governance functions, such as enterprise risk management, internal control, and internal audit. Most recently, he was combining those areas into one assurance function. As a member of the German Agile Auditing Network (GAAN), Al-Dawaf actively drives developments in this innovative space.
Jamie DuBray joined Schlumberger as western hemisphere audit manager in 2016, after serving as IT audit client manager at Chevron Corporation and general manager of internal audit at CITGO Petroleum Corporation. She had prior experience at Valero Energy and Tesoro Petroleum, as well as positions within information technology and public accounting. DuBray’s background includes 18+ years in audit and 15+ years in the energy industry. She served on The IIA Global Exam Development Committee.
Jeff Jarczyk is the chief auditor of FMR LLC, Fidelity Investments’ parent company. He leads FMR LLC’s internal audit function in adding value to and protecting Fidelity by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. His team of business operations and technology auditors cover all of Fidelity’s business units and functions. Jarczyk also chairs the Auditor Independence Committee responsible for ensuring Fidelity remains independent of its external audit firms. He previously served as chief accounting officer of FMR LLC and led teams in Fidelity’s internal audit function. Earlier in his career, Jarczyk served in audit partner roles at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte.
Brandi Joplin assumed the position of senior vice president, chief audit executive (CAE) in October, 2016. Joplin leads the global team that provides assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and the adequacy of the control environment across all of Walmart’s businesses. She reports functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Prior to her current role, she served as vice president international controller. Joplin led the group of international retail market controllers and managed the international segment accounting and reporting. She helped align the markets to the global controllership vision and drive accountability to achieve our global standards. Joplin joined Walmart in March 2009 and served as vice president of Walmart’s Global Internal Audit Services for North America, where she led the team providing audit and advisory services for United States and Canada business operations, as well as Walmart corporate functions.
Joplin is a member of the Women’s Officer Caucus leadership committee, and serves on the Walmart Foundation Board of Directors as well as the President’s Inclusion Council.
Prior to joining Walmart, Joplin worked for Alltel Corporation, the Little Rock, Arkansas-based Fortune 500 telecommunications company. During her 14-year tenure, she served in a variety of management roles within the Alltel finance organization, including vice P\president of accounting and finance and vice president of internal audit. Prior to Alltel, she worked for Arthur Andersen, LLP.