Accounting IT governance CobiT5 questions

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1.)Describe the types of IT functions that should be segregated. Explain why these activities should be segregated and give an example of each.


2.)What is CobiT 5? Briefly describe the 5 principles that CobiT 5 is based upon and the purpose of each principle. What types of organizations can use CobiT 5?


3.)Choose one of the 5 Components of Effective IT Governance and identify 2-3 indicators of possible misalignment between the organization and IT as well as the associated risks. Develop at least 2 activities/questions that an internal auditor could perform/ask in order to evaluate controls related to each risk.

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RUNNING HEAD: ACCOUNTING IT GOVERNANCE COBIT 5

Accounting IT Governance Cobit 5
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Question one
The main concept under the purpose of segregation in accounting IT functions is to
ensure internal control over the company’s computing system. Segregation is essential in order to
facilitate oversight and identify errors as well as prevent fraud within the system (Mangalaraj et
al. 2014). Some of the functions to be segregated are:
1. Having supervision of resources
This makes sure that the person(s) responsible for the decision-making process of how
resources should be implemented is recognized. This function should be segregated in order to
reduce confusion in duty allocation and resource mismanagement. For example, a supervisor in a
storage unit is responsible for making sure which electronic devices are allocated to who and
keeps records of inventory.
2. Authorization on the use of resources
Here, a person(s) is kept in charge to sign ...

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