Maria Koroleva, Senior Manager – Advisory Services EY
Opportunities and (current) limitations of the audit cycle digitalization in medium-sized enterprises

Maria started with EY in Moscow in September 2007 and joined EY’s Zurich office in 2015.

Maria has experience serving clients in different industries, including industrial products, consumer products, retail, mining, chemical, life science, utilities, telecom and others. She graduated from the State University of Management, Moscow, Russia, with a diploma in National economy.


► Internal audit

► Internal control

► Risk management

► Corporate governance

► International accounting principles (IFRS)

► International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

► Risk management and control standards (including COSO IC, COSO ERM)

► Language skills: native Russia, fluent English, fluent German

Internal Audit:

► Data analysis for audits planning and execution

► Assessment of human resources, procurement, production, sales, finance and accounting, corporate governance and risk management processes functions and processes

► Development of recommendations for improvement, support during implementation

► Assessment of internal audit function, its goals and responsibilities based on the leading practices and International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

► Development of the strategy aimed to improve internal audit function

► Development of the risk-based internal audit plan and work programs

► Development of the competency model for the internal audit function