Professional Bio


Kyle Furtis
Managing Director
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Professional Background
Kyle is a Managing Director with Protiviti. He has 30 years of internal audit experience with extensive experience leading and managing internal audit outsource, co-source and internal departments to provide assurance on controls and governance and suggests business process improvement, cost containment, and re-engineering ideas.
Professional Experience
Prior to joining the Company in 2003, he was a Manager with the Internal Audit Services Group for a regional accounting firm. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Director of Financial Audit Services for Summit Bancorp (formerly UJB Financial) before the company was acquired by FleetBoston Financial. At Summit, his responsibilities included both financial and information systems audit.
Representative Engagements Include
  1. Re-engineered an Internal Audit function in creating Lotus Notes based electronic work-papers, automating audit programs, and establishing continuous audit applications to enable Internal Audit to do “more with less”
  2. Clients include healthcare, life science and financial services companies performing internal audits, IT audits and SOX testing
  3. Responsible for performing internal QA process for three IA departments
  4. Performed Risk Assessments at clients to determine Internal Audit Universe
  5. Extensive experience presenting Internal Audit reports to Audit Committees
  6. Managed an internal audit automation project including specification development, programming, implementation and help desk support
  7. Leader in the internal auditing profession. Currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the North Jersey IIA Chapter
  8. Managed 30+ projects designed to provide relevant documentation to clients in order to meet SOX requirements
  9. Assisted in the development of Protiviti’s global Anti-Fraud program and methodology
  10. Managed and conducted SAS70 reviews for clients
  11. Accredited by the IIA as a Quality Assessment Validator
  12. Protiviti QAR Practice Leader - performed 45 Quality Assessment reviews of Internal Audit functions for clients
  1. Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
  2. MBA in Management of Data Processing - Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ
Professional Memberships & Certifications
  1. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  2. Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)
  3. Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  4. Member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  5. Member of the Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA)