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Business Process Assurance Services

Our Business Process Assurance Group assists clients in increasing the reliability and consistency of information produced by their business processes and IT systems. Our practice assists companies in establishing processes and controls necessary for assurance of information reported to both internal and external stakeholders.

We work with clients to understand and address the challenges related to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and the recent regulatory changes resulting from the JumpStart Our Business Startups (JOBS) 2012 act.

Additionally, we work with clients providing outsourced or cloud computing, to evaluate their Service Organization Controls defined within the guidelines of the recently revised AICPA SSAE 16 standards.

The importance of internal controls crosses multiple industries and is applicable to companies of many sizes and our services are tailored to your business needs.

Sarbanes-Oxley (Section 404) Compliance

Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (IFRC) for companies interested in improving their control structure and including companies that are required to do so based on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements. Learn More…

Essential Control Assessment, a quick and painless assessment of an organization’s internal controls, focused on those controls essential to address risks to accurate internal and external financial reporting as well as fraud. Download PDF

SOX Readiness will lay the foundation and provide a road-map to your company’s regulatory compliance requirements and effective corporate governance. Download PDF

Zero to SOX, a risk-focused approach to SOX compliance by specifically identifying, implementing and monitoring those internal controls that enable management to achieve these regulatory requirements with confidence as well as practice good corporate governance. Download PDF

Information Technology General Control (ITGC) services to cover the standard for financial statement audits as well as to assist our clients improve controls over this evolving risk area.

Service Organization Control Reporting (SOC)

The AICPA has recently revised the standards (previously known as SAS70) to differentiate between controls that are related to financial reporting (known as the SOC-1/SSAE-16 report), and those that relate to trust principles of Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality and Privacy (known as a SOC-2/SOC-3 reports). Learn More…

SOC Primer, evaluate your needs and determine which SOC reporting option(s) will best serve your business and your clients. Download PDF

SOC Readiness assists organizations in determining their readiness to undergo a successful SOC 1, 2 or 3 assurance engagement. Download PDF

Additional Services

Complex Accounting Issue Consulting to assist in analyzing, researching and preparing amounts for reporting in your annual financial statements as well facilitating documentation and support necessary for your external auditors. Download PDF

Financial Statement Audit Readiness Assessment to assist organizations in determining their readiness to undergo a successful Financial Statement Audit whether it’s with SSF, a Big 4, or regional public accounting firm as the auditor. Download PDF

Financial Due Diligence can provide a myriad of services to assist buyers or sellers in facilitating an efficient due diligence process. Download PDF

CFO’s Financial Audit Survival Kit (PDF Download)

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