About Kevin Shives

Consulting Partner

Sage Intacct’s Nonprofit Revenue Recognition and Restriction Tracking

It's no secret that nonprofits are under constant pressure to do more with less. In the era of big data, this pressure is only going to intensify. That's why it's more important than ever for nonprofits to have a [...]

By |2022-06-06T15:00:22-04:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Kevin Shives, Nonprofit, Sage Intacct, Software|Comments Off on Sage Intacct’s Nonprofit Revenue Recognition and Restriction Tracking

The ABCs of Risk Management

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 are on the right track. The difference lies in their primary [...]

By |2022-05-26T05:00:31-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Internal Audit, Kevin Shives, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (SOX)|0 Comments

5 Common Pitfalls of a Business Risk Assessment

What to Avoid and How to Maximize Your Risk Assessment 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 controls and exposing a [...]

By |2022-04-21T06:00:27-04:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Internal Audit, Kevin Shives|0 Comments

What is SOX and How to Be Compliant

In this blog post, we will break down what SOX is and how your business can be compliant. We'll also provide some resources to help you get started. What is SOX? Since being signed into law in 2002, SOX compliance has [...]

By |2022-04-14T16:49:54-04:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Internal Audit, Kevin Shives, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (SOX)|Comments Off on What is SOX and How to Be Compliant

4 Reasons Sage Intacct’s Open API Should Put it at the Top of Your ERP List

Sage Intacct became one of the leading financial management solutions on the market for lots of reasons: flexibility, advanced automation, intuitive features, complex accounting capabilities, and the list goes on. However, a compelling feature that distinguishes it from much [...]

By |2022-03-15T13:54:42-04:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Kevin Shives, Sage Intacct, Software|0 Comments

5 Features of an Effective and Efficient Month-End Close Process

The accounting month-end 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 [...]

By |2022-05-17T10:39:23-04:00March 3rd, 2022|Categories: BlackLine, Blog, Kevin Shives, Software|Comments Off on 5 Features of an Effective and Efficient Month-End Close Process

How Pre-IPO Companies Can Get Their Ducks in a Row Before Going Public

Along with providing an infusion of capital to a growing company, going public brings strict financial reporting and compliance requirements that need to be in place well before the offering. To meet investor expectations for a timely closing and [...]

By |2022-05-23T11:57:11-04:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Audit, Blog, Internal Audit, Kevin Shives, Sage Intacct, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (SOX), Software|Comments Off on How Pre-IPO Companies Can Get Their Ducks in a Row Before Going Public

The Benefits of Replacing Grant Tracking Spreadsheets with Sage Intacct

Effective grant management is key for nonprofits in fulfilling their mission, and tracking grant-related activities with Sage Intacct offers nonprofits a powerful way to enhance efficiency and their ability to serve their constituents. Grant Tracking with Spreadsheets vs. Grant [...]

By |2022-01-26T10:39:57-05:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Kevin Shives, Nonprofit, Sage Intacct, Software|Comments Off on The Benefits of Replacing Grant Tracking Spreadsheets with Sage Intacct

From Zero to SOX Implementation: Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Overview - Zero to SOX Implementation 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 |2022-04-15T11:46:43-04:00January 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Internal Audit, Kevin Shives, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (SOX)|0 Comments

Why You’ll Love Sage Intacct’s New Interactive Visual Explorer

Finance and business leaders can make better decisions by understanding their data more easily with the help of Sage Intacct’s new Interactive Visual Explorer tool. Part of Sage Intacct’s 2020 R4 release, the Interactive Visual Explorer provides visual representations [...]

By |2021-11-10T15:58:23-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Kevin Shives, Sage Intacct, Software|Comments Off on Why You’ll Love Sage Intacct’s New Interactive Visual Explorer
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