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Risk Management & Internal Control
Proper risk management and internal control help organizations understand the risks they are exposed to, put controls in place to counter threats, and effectively pursue their objectives. They are therefore an important aspect of an organization’s governance, management, and operations. Professional accountants can and should play a leading role in helping their organizations achieve an integrated, organization-wide approach to risk management and internal control—which ultimately helps create, enhance, and protect stakeholder value. Read More
CIPFA’s Head of Counter Fraud explains the five steps to countering fraud in academies
They hack into companies' email, pretend to be senior executives and direct employees to make bogus financial transactions.
CFOs, are your cybersecurity walls high enough? If a hacker is already "in" - can you detect them?
Just when all our accounting data is going online, experts say password security is in trouble. Passwords are just too vulnerable to hackers – and people are too careless.
A company’s financials, reputational risk remains the top non-financial concern for corporate directors. Another risk rooted in technology – cybersecurity and information technology risk – is rising quickly among directors’ concerns, according to the fifth annual Board of Directors Survey report by accounting, tax, and consulting firm EisnerAmper.
IIA Sees Need for Public Sector Audit Committees
July 21, 2014 - Accounting Today
The Institute of Internal Auditors wants more public sector entities to establish independent audit committees. The IIA has released a new report, “Global Public Sector Insight: Independent Audit Committees in Public Sector Organizations,” making the case for the need to establish such committees.
August 22, 2014 - Compliance Week
August 21, 2014 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
August 14, 2014 - Economia
August 13, 2014 - Real Business
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