Patrick Scott

EVP, Global Industry, Client Program and Marketing

pat is a managing director with over 30 years of experience in providing audit and consulting services to companies in the financial services industry. pat is a member of protiviti’s executive team with responsibility for the global clients and industry programs as well as the global fsi industry. pat’s experience includes leading internal audit co-sourcing and outsourcing engagements, assisting companies with sarbanes oxley compliance, managing large, complex projects and litigation support. pat also has experience with external audits.

principal areas of practice

  • outsourced/co-sourced internal audit, including infrastructure development, risk assessment and audit plan development, project execution, resource planning/augmentation and reporting to senior management and audit committee.
  • assisting companies with sarbanes oxley compliance efforts, including improving the effectiveness.
  • pat has managed large projects for clients to assist them with analyzing a large number of transactions and/or activity. this has included experience with claims, cash activity, suspense accounts and escheatment requirements.
  • internal audit consulting, including quality assurance reviews and benchmarking/best practices reviews.

major projects

  • large financial services company: served as managing director for the internal audit co-source arrangement, overseeing approximately 35,000 hours of work with reporting responsibility to audit committee.
  • large bank: managed a team of 30 people to reconstruct cash flow transactions for trust account activity. project included reconciling activity to key bank records and developing a data base and repository to track transactions and reconciliations.
  • regional bank: responsible for out sourced internal audit services. led the transformation of the internal audit function to a risk-based, process-focused function, using consistent methodology and tools across all internal audit personnel. assisted with the development of an enterprise risk assessment process.
  • insurance company: assisted with development of risk assessment, audit universe and audit plan for a large personal lines insurance company.

areas of expertise

  • internal audit services
  • sarbanes-oxley compliance
  • industry experience
  • financial services


  • b.s. – management, purdue university

professional memberships & certifications

  • member, american institute of certified public accountants (aicpa)
  • member, institute of internal auditors (iia)
  • iia certified in quality assessments

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