9. Question ID: HOCK IT-ERP 04 (Topic: 1C. Key Characteristics of Software Syste
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The options provided kind of impute responsibility to the auditor, which should not happen.
I don’t get the reason why “Maintaining the integrity and security of the data” should be done by the auditor.
Which of the following best describes the internal auditor’s role regarding ERP systems?
A. Providing training to employees on proper usage of the ERP system. wrong
B. Selecting and implementing the ERP system.
C. Maintaining the integrity and security of the data. correct
D. Surveying customers about their satisfaction with the ERP system.
Your Incorrect Answer Explanation for A:
The internal auditor would not be responsible for training employees on using the ERP system.
Correct Answer Explanation for C:
The internal auditor’s primary responsibility with an ERP system is to ensure that the system is accurately recording the company’s business information.
Explanation for B:
While the internal auditor should be involved in the selection of the ERP system, the auditor should not be involved with its implementation.
Explanation for D:
Customers would not be involved with the ERP system, nor would internal auditors speak to customers under most circumstances.
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