- The Quarterly
- Audit Excellence
The Knighton award recognizes the best performance audit reports of the year using the Exceptional and Distinguished categories. Audit shops compete against peer shops of similar size, for this award.
The FAQ section below describes the Knighton Award process in detail. The submission period for the best reports of 2020 will open in late November. For questions, contact Awards Chair Hannah Gardener.
You can also participate by becoming a judge.
Shop size includes the Chief Audit Executive and staffed auditor positions, but not administrative support personnel. Include consultants working as full-time employees in the number of auditors.
Audit organizations may send only one performance audit report for consideration per year. The submitting organization must:
The submitted report must:
Judges use the following four criteria to evaluate reports for the Knighton Award. Judges equally weight each criterion.
Judging teams made up of audit professionals review report submissions in each size category. They apply the established criteria and recommend performance audit reports for awards in each category. Award decisions are final.Process timeline:
Each award-winning audit organization will receive:
The Exemplary award recipient from each category is provided the opportunity to share their report with ALGA members during a concurrent session at the Annual Conference. If they present, they will receive travel costs to the Annual Conference per ALGA policy (includes airfare and hotel) and one conference registration.