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Podcast

Keeping Pace With SOX Compliance: COSO, Costs and the PCAOB — Highlights From Protiviti’s 2014 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey

Listen to this podcast to learn about the key findings in the 2014 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey.

Compliance Week Article

Lessons in Reconstructing Risk Management

Columnist Richard Steinberg provides some of the lessons he’s learned by observing up close the risk management successes and failures of several big companies.

Taylor & Francis Article

Are All of Your Customers Profitable and Valuable to You?

In order to compete, suppliers must provide differentiated services to different types of customer segments.

Policy

Order Management Policy

This policy outlines a set of procedures for a customer service team to follow when processing orders.

Questionnaire

Control Self-Assessment Questionnaire: Financial Controls

This questionnaire can be used to assess an organization's financial controls.

Updated Work Program

Expenditure Cycle Audit Work Program

This document provides two sample audit work programs for reviewing the expenditure cycle, with one leveraging CAATs in the audit process.

Updated Work Program

Consolidation of Finance Functions Audit Work Program

The purpose of this work program is to provide the general steps used to perform an audit on consolidation of finance functions.

Updated Guide

Process Documentation Narrative and Flow Chart Guide

This guide describes techniques for documenting processes and includes a checklist for developing process maps.

Featured Topics

Recorded Webinar

COSO 2013: Assessing Fraud Risk

In case you missed the live event on September 10th, listen to recorded insight and advice on connecting fraud to the COSO 2013 implementation process.

Featured Links

Protiviti's Internal Auditing Around the World 10th Anniversary Edition Examines Future Auditor Role

The tenth edition of the publication profiles 16 global companies from a variety of industries. Source: globalbankingandfinance.com


Making Data Governance a Bigger Priority

Working harder to ensure data governance doesn't lag behind other data initiatives can help firms improve decision making. Source: corporatesecretary.com

Featured KLplus CPE Training Course

Combating Corruption: An Introduction to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

This course provides an understanding of the history of anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws and regulation.

Featured Favorite

Audit Administration Project Checklist

The purpose of this checklist is to assist a project team with executing the administrative elements of an audit project. It was tagged as a favorite by KnowledgeLeader subscribers.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

This Week's Poll

Publication: Keeping Pace With SOX Compliance: COSO, Costs and the PCAOB — Highlights From Protiviti’s 2014 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey

Previous Poll Results

Publication: Advancing the Practice of Risk Management