Internal Controls: Even World Series Champions Need Them

Posted by Nancy Johnsonon Wed, Aug 31, 2011 @ 04:42 PM

In the wake of embezzlement charges against a San Francisco Giants employee, it appears the 2010 World Series Champions need better defense in their finance department as well as on the baseball diamond.  

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Tags: Internal Controls, fraud

PCAOB Considers New Auditor's Report, Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation

Posted by Nancy Johnsonon Fri, Aug 26, 2011 @ 04:01 PM

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) is considering making significant changes in two key areas of public company audits.

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Tags: PCAOB News & Information

Internal Controls & GAAP vs. Non-GAAP Reporting

Posted by Nancy Johnsonon Fri, Aug 19, 2011 @ 09:28 AM

As reported by Accounting Today, a new study highlights the correlation between a strong, independent board and financial reporting integrity in companies that choose non-GAAP reporting measures. 

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Tags: Internal Controls, GAAP vs. non-GAAP

Internal Control Insights for Execs, Boards at Small Public Companies

Posted by Nancy Johnsonon Thu, Aug 11, 2011 @ 02:26 PM

A recently published survey by global business consulting firm Protiviti offers insight about SOX compliance at public companies with revenues less than $100 million.

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Tags: Sarbanes-Oxley Articles & Information, Announcements