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What is internal reporting, control and auditing?

Professionals involved in internal reporting, control and auditing functions work with leaders of businesses and other organizations to generate and analyze accounting information. These professionals prepare the information, ensure its quality, audit the information, help other decision makers understand and use the information and act as decision makers themselves. 

Why internal reporting, control and auditing?

By choosing this option, you will use your business expertise, communication skills, interpersonal skills and accounting knowledge to improve organizational decision-making. With the skills you’ll learn in our program, you’ll be prepared to add value by controlling and verifying the accuracy of accounting information or by helping to prepare and analyze information for strategic decisions.

Career paths

An accounting major with a focus on internal reporting, control, and auditing provides the skills necessary for students to pursue career opportunities in:

  • Internal auditing

  • Forensics

  • Managerial accounting

  • Financial analysis

  • Tax Accounting

  • Corporate accounting


School of Accounting Collaborative for Excellence (ACE)

ACE supports students enrolled in accounting classes through offering a place to study, get directed help and discuss coursework with others. ACE is staffed with some of the top accounting students, who are eager to share their experiences and knowledge with other students.


Eastin Center for Career Readiness

Through the Eastin Center, OSU supports students’ professional growth from awareness to knowledge acquisition, practice and ultimately successful implementation.

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