About Kevin Burke

With over 20 years of experience, Senior Internal Audit Manager Kevin Burke specializes in Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) implementation and ongoing compliance, operational auditing, and operational and financial close process improvement, including BlackLine systems implementation and consulting. His skills include risk assessment, control design, and optimization. He has worked extensively with midmarket and enterprise organizations, with special emphasis on technology, construction, hospitality, and bio-technology industries. As a former Controller, Kevin brings a deep understanding of the demands and challenges today’s finance teams face. Prior to joining SSF, Kevin also served as Senior Global Internal Audit Manager for VeriFone, where he managed the worldwide SOX compliance program. Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in accounting and finance from Chico State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Kevin is also an active supporter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma society. Outside of the office Kevin enjoys playing golf and skiing

Elevate Your Process Management with BlackLine’s Task Management Module

If You’ve Implemented BlackLine’s Task Management Module for Your Accounting Period Close, Don’t Stop There! The Task Management module can be used to automate numerous tasks across your organization and maximize the value of your investment. Some of the [...]

By |2022-02-28T09:56:58-05:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: BlackLine, Blog, Kevin Burke, Software|0 Comments

9 Benefits of Using BlackLine’s Reconciliation Templates

Take Advantage of BlackLine’s Account Reconciliation Many companies don’t realize they can use BlackLine’s reconciliation templates to achieve account accuracy, systematic consistency, accountability and transparency while automating the reconciliation process - saving dozens of hours per month that can be [...]

By |2022-06-29T13:43:44-04:00August 17th, 2021|Categories: BlackLine, Blog, Kevin Burke, Outsourced Accounting, Software|Comments Off on 9 Benefits of Using BlackLine’s Reconciliation Templates

6 Steps Private Companies Should Take to Prepare for ASC 842 Lease Accounting

Get Prepared for ASC 842 Lease Accounting Standard Private companies and nonprofits will soon be subject to the ASC 842 lease accounting standard. Adoption of this standard is effective for annual reporting periods ending after December 15, 2021. For [...]

By |2022-04-07T09:51:03-04:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Kevin Burke, Lease Accounting, Software|Comments Off on 6 Steps Private Companies Should Take to Prepare for ASC 842 Lease Accounting

Why Use BlackLine for Variance Analysis (Flux) Monitoring?

BlackLine’s Variance Analysis Monitoring module uses standardized configurable templates and rule-based workflows intelligently designed to quickly identify unusual account activity and automatically flag and route outliers for review. With this module, you can automate data imports such as Balance [...]

By |2022-05-25T11:32:19-04:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: BlackLine, Blog, Kevin Burke, Software|Comments Off on Why Use BlackLine for Variance Analysis (Flux) Monitoring?

Automate High Volume Transaction Reconciliations with BlackLine

BlackLine’s transaction matching engine saves valuable time by quickly and accurately reconciling high-volume complex one-to-many and many-to-many financial transactions including bank, credit and purchasing cards, Point of Sale and many other use cases. BlackLine's Matching Engine Use Examples Below [...]

By |2022-05-19T10:23:05-04:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: BlackLine, Blog, Kevin Burke, Software|Comments Off on Automate High Volume Transaction Reconciliations with BlackLine

Improving Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Board Risk Oversight

With the current digital privacy events challenging Facebook, Twitter other social media companies, significant concerns regarding how well organizations are addressing the risks of using and storing subscribers’ personal information have been raised. The Board of Directors ultimately has [...]

By |2021-11-10T13:44:58-05:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Kevin Burke|Comments Off on Improving Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Board Risk Oversight

Improve Performance With a Board Assessment

Whether you’re a large corporation or a local non-profit, it’s important for your board to periodically evaluate its mission and establish consistency in goals and objectives. A board assessment provides a strategic opportunity for organizations to better evaluate and [...]

By |2022-08-10T12:19:46-04:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Audit, Blog|Comments Off on Improve Performance With a Board Assessment
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