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The Role of Internal Audit in Risk Management from the Perspective of Risk Managers in the Banking Sector
The present paper aims to identify the role of internal audit function in risk management from the perspective of risk managers in banks operating in Palestine, with a review of the concept, importance, objectives, and principles of internal audit and its role in risk management for banks. The target population is the risk managers in the banks operating in Palestine. The major findings in the presented paper. First, the main factor in risk management is the risk manager's efficiency, and the internal auditing focuses on evaluating the risk management department and ensuring the efficiency of risk management practices in dealing with these risks. Second, the internal audit departments in the banks operating in Palestine participate in providing advice, suggestions and recommendations for the risk management department. Based on the results, the board of directors and senior management in these banks should continue to pay attention to the risk management department, and the need for coordination between these departments to achieve the best results at the banking and economic levels.