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Internal controls are processes put into place by management to help an organization operate efficiently and effectively to achieve its objectives. Managers often think of internal controls as the purview and responsibility of accountants and auditors. The fact is that management at all levels of an organization is responsible for ensuring that internal controls are set up, followed, and reviewed regularly.