Kevin Shives

About Kevin Shives

Consulting Partner

How blockchain and bitcoin are disrupting the payment process

Blockchain. Cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin. These seem to be hot topics in today’s daily business news. It’s all still a bit of a mystery to most of us. It started with bitcoin (a cryptocurrency) in 2013, and the idea of a digital [...]

By |2018-10-08T14:58:03+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Kevin Shives, Technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 to satisfy the needs of management and other stakeholders. No matter the size [...]

By |2018-04-11T14:49:35+00:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Consulting, Kevin Shives|Tags: , |Comments Off on Managing Accounting Close: 5 Features of an Effective and Efficient Accounting Close

An Introduction to Sage Intacct: How Sensiba San Filippo’s accounting solution can help our clients

As the need for faster and more efficient accounting processes grows, so has the desire for automated technology and systems. Recognizing this trend, Sensiba San Filippo (SSF) has recently partnered with Sage Intacct, a leader in integrated accounting systems. [...]

By |2018-04-25T19:28:51+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Consulting, Sage Intacct, Software Solutions|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 |2017-09-07T12:26:26+00:00September 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 |2017-06-28T16:50:18+00:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting, Internal Audit|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 |2017-06-23T21:02:42+00:00March 20th, 2017|Categories: Blackline, Consulting, News|Comments Off on Sensiba San Filippo Partners with BlackLine

External vs. Internal Audit

Have you wondered what the difference is between external and internal audit?  Here is a simplified comparison: External Audit Internal Audit Greater focus is on financial records Goal is to determine if the financial accounts give a fair reflection [...]

By |2017-06-22T13:44:27+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting|0 Comments

SOX Compliance on a Global Scale

SOX Compliance on a Global Scale How Sensiba San Filippo’s new SOX and Internal Controls experts can help you As a big step in expanding its consulting practice, Sensiba San Filippo (SSF) is pleased to announce that it has [...]

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 |2017-06-22T14:44:12+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Carmen Caballero, Consulting|Tags: , |0 Comments