KEY Solutions Chief Audit Executive typically reports the most critical issues to the Audit Committee monthly, along with management’s progress towards resolving them. Critical issues can be addressed without causing substantial financial or reputational damage to the company. For particularly complex issues, the responsible manager may participate in the discussion. Such reporting ensures the function is respected and that the proper action is taken in the organization, and to expedite a resolution. It is a matter of considerable judgment to select appropriate issues managers attention and to describe them in the proper context.