Internal Controls Key Benchmarks

Last updated:
May 21, 2024
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Gain insight into the efficiency and effectiveness of your organization’s processes by benchmarking common business activities. The process group “Manage Internal Controls” includes processes and activities such as establish internal controls, policies, and procedures; operate controls and monitor compliance with internal controls policies and procedures; and report on internal controls compliance. (Hierarchy ID: 9.8 in APQC’s Process Classification Framework®).

Prepared using data from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking® in Internal Controls, the table below highlights key benchmarks for various industries and organizational sizes. Organizations can use this information to benchmark and continuously improve their financial management processes. For more information on these measures and metrics, see the Summary of Open Standards Benchmarking Measures: Internal Controls.