5 Best Selling Webinars on Everything you need to know about Sarbanes-Oxley Act

This legislation came into effect in 2002 and introduced major changes to the regulation of financial practice and corporate governance. Named after Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley, who were its main architects, it also set a number of deadlines for compliance. This package training will provide you with the tools you need to establish and maintain strong internal controls in the A/R department that meet Sarbanes-Oxley standards by reducing risk and protecting company assets. The package will also take a detailed look at the requirements of section 404 and important design and testing expectations.
Instructor: Chris Doxey, Mike Morley, Lynn Fountain
Product ID: PACK70030

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Who will benefit?

  • Senior Accounting and Finance Managers and Executives
  • Credit Professionals required to co-certify
  • Accountants
  • Financial Managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Company Executives
  • Anyone involved in the SOX A/R compliance process
  • Managers required to co-certify
  • Financial Controllers
  • Company Executives
  • Anyone involved in the SOX A/P compliance process
  • Chief Compliance Officers
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Chief Legal Officers
  • Chief Audit Executives
  • Internal Auditors
  • Risk professionals
  • Compliance professionals
  • Quality Assurance professionals

Webinars included in the Package:

A Practical Look at the Sarbanes - Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 (Duration: 60 Minutes)

This webinar will explore the impact of Sections 302, 401, 404, 409, 802, and 906 and what can be done to ensure compliance. Attend this webinar to gain an understanding of current best practices for SOX, how you can embed the requirements of SOX into your company’s DNA, how SOX has created the need for Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM).

Objectives of the Presentation:

  • SOX 101
  • The Eleven Titles of the Act
  • The Impact of SOX
  • What do Sections 302, 401, 404, 409, 802, and 906 mean to my company?
  • How do I embed the requirement of SOX into my company’s DNA?
  • The Pros and Cons of Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM)
  • 11 Years After: How Effective is SOX in 2013?
  • Case Study
  • Questions and Discussion

Instructor Profile:

Chris Doxey has held senior finance and controller positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, Hewlett Packard, MCI, APEX Analytix, and BSI Healthcare. She has a bachelor's degree in English, a bachelor's in accounting, a master's in business administration, and a graduate certificate in project management.

Chris is a Certified Accounts Payable Professional (CAPP), holds a Certification in Controls Self-Assessment (CSA), and is a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA). She has recently joined the Advisory Board of the Institute of Internal Controls (TheIIC), she chairs the Chapter Advisory Board for the Institute of Financial Operations, and she is president of the Washington DC area chapter of the Institute of Financial Operations.

SOX: Internal Controls for Accounts Receivable (Duration: 60 minutes)

For many companies, Accounts Receivable is the largest or second largest asset on the balance sheet. Therefore, any weakness in the financial controls for A/R could have a serious impact on the company's financial statements. Since Accounts Receivable departments interact with almost every other department in the company, weak controls in A/R can lead to increased risk in other areas.

Objectives of the Presentation:

  • Segregation of duties
  • Cash application controls
  • Bad debt reserves
  • Credit policy
  • Collateral controls
  • Invoice accuracy
  • The approval process
  • The role of IT systems
  • Integrating SOX into daily routines

SOX - Internal Controls for Accounts Payable (Duration: 60 minutes)

This Internal Controls for Accounts Payable webinar will provide you with the tools you need to establish and maintain strong internal controls in the A/P department that meet Sarbanes-Oxley standards. Setting up controls for the purchasing process and analyzing the risk to the financial statements can be a daunting task. Since a large company has to purchase many different items every day, there is a real potential for fraud.

Objectives of the Presentation:

  • Inventory purchasing
  • Supplier payments
  • Payroll and taxes
  • Types of approvals
  • Repetitive processes
  • Inter-company payments
  • Accruals
  • Currency issues
  • Audit trails

SOX - Internal Controls for Inventory (Duration: 60 minutes)

This presentation will provide you with the tools you need to establish and maintain strong internal controls for Inventory that meet Sarbanes-Oxley standards. Inventory, often a company's largest or second-largest asset, has a significant impact on both the balance sheet and the income statement. Easily manipulated, it can be hidden, stolen, or simply forgotten. Effective internal controls keep track of inventory and ensure that its proper value is reflected on the financial statements.

Objectives of the Presentation:

  • Accountability
  • Risk of manipulation
  • Purchasing
  • Obsolescence
  • Valuation
  • Inventory returns
  • Channel Stuffing
  • Physical counts
  • Inter-company transactions
  • Inventory sent to outside processors
  • Inventory as collateral

Instructor Profile:

Mike Morley is a Certified Public Accountant, business author Mike Morley is an entertaining and informative speaker and a recognized authority in the field of finance. Mike offers various training programs, such as IFRS, SOX, and Financial Statement Analysis, as well as Management Skills topics that focus on providing continuing education opportunities for finance and accounting professionals. Many Fortune 500 companies take advantage of his training programs to bring their staff up to speed so that everyone understands.

SOX 404 Critical Concepts and the Linkage to COSO 2013 (Duration: 90 minutes)

With the release of COSO 2013 and the implementation date now passed, companies have been scrambling to take a renewed look at their ICFR processes and their key controls related to SOX. COSO 2013 includes 17 principles that must be attested to affirm the company's compliance with the internal control framework and application to SOX attestation. This webinar will take a detailed look at the requirements of section 404 and important design and testing expectations.

Objectives of the Presentation:

  • Summary of SOX 404 requirements
  • COSO and the Internal Control Framework
  • SEC and PCAOB ongoing SOX 404 requirements
  • Performing an Accounting Risk Assessment
  • Documentation and Testing Requirements
  • Significant Deficiency and Material Weakness

Instructor Profile:

Lynn Fountain has over 30 years of experience in business profession including, public and industry accounting, leadership, compliance, governance and internal/external audit. Her career has included serving in the capacity of Chief Audit Executive for two international companies. In addition, she has successfully executed her own consulting practice for over six years.

Her initiatives in Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management have been highlighted in various professional publications. Ms. Fountain is a subject matter expert in areas of internal audit, risk management, governance, fraud and compliance. Ms. Fountain is a highly recruited international trainer and speaker for multiple conference groups and the Institute of Internal Auditors. She currently hosts two e-workshop series for the IIA on fraud and ethics. In addition, she is currently contracted to complete a publication for the IIA Research foundation on Fraud.

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