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The ABCs of Risk Management

The ABCs of Risk Management Internal Controls for Non-Finance Professionals You’ve heard the words in business circles —COSO, ERM, SOX, and COBIT. Looks like alphabet soup. But what do they mean? If you think these all relate to risk management, then you [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting|Tags: |0 Comments

5 Common Pitfalls of a Risk Assessment

5 Common Pitfalls in Risk Assessments What to avoid and how to maximize effectiveness  The corporate scandals of Enron, WorldCom and Tyco in the early 2000s have forever changed the way management and investors view risk management programs. Circumventing [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting, Internal Audit|Tags: , |0 Comments

Managing Accounting Close

Managing Accounting Close 5 Features of an Effective and Efficient Accounting Close The Accounting Close process is a time-critical activity with an often unforgiving deadline.  It requires the synchronization of people, processes and systems to produce the results necessary [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Consulting, Kevin Shives|Tags: , |Comments Off on Managing Accounting Close

Sensiba San Filippo Partners with BlackLine

Sensiba San Filippo Partners with BlackLine SSF partners with software company to offer automated financial close services Pleasanton, Calif.— March 20, 2016 — Sensiba San Filippo LLP (SSF), a leading Northern California accounting and business consulting firm, is partnering [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Blackline, Consulting, News|Comments Off on Sensiba San Filippo Partners with BlackLine

Accounting Success Podcast

Accounting Success Podcast – Frank Balestreri SSF Partner Frank Balestreri recently spoke with Ian Welham on Accounting Success Podcast. Ian and Frank discussed Frank’s background, how Sensiba San Filippo is growing through innovation and SSF’s Consulting services. Listen to [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Consulting, Frank Balestreri|Comments Off on Accounting Success Podcast

Do You Need an Internal Audit?

Do You Need an Internal Audit?  What it is and what it can do for your business You have worked hard to develop your business, and your efforts have paid off! Now you have a thriving business. You employ lots [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Your trusted adviser

A trusted adviser Gaining the greatest value from your relationship with your accountant Every business owner requires the services of outside accountants from time to time. On the surface, many CPAs seem similar. They list the same services, have [...]

Internal Controls and SOX Compliance

Internal Controls How to take a risk-focused approach to SOX compliance In April 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. Meant to encourage initial public offering activity, certain provisions of the act impact [...]

By | November 1st, 2012|Categories: Bill Phillippe, Blog, Consulting, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance|0 Comments

From Zero to SOX: Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

ZERO to SOX - An Overview The process of building a sustainable, comprehensive internal control environment sufficient to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley act of 2002 (SOX) requires a significant investment of organizational resources.  At SSF we have created the [...]

By | October 24th, 2012|Categories: Bill Phillippe, Blog, Consulting, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance|Tags: , , |0 Comments