The Four Internal Controls You Must Get Right

Start time:
February 27, 2018 10:00 AM PST
1 hour
Tanya Roldan, Moss Adams LLP, 503-478-2175.
Cost to attend:

Establishing the right internal controls provides the foundation for limiting risk exposures—regardless of an organization’s size or controls experience. However, not all internal controls offer the same amount of protection.

During this webcast, Moss Adams professionals identify the four internal controls that can have the most impact in minimizing business risk exposures and discuss the common pitfalls that often lead to the ineffective application of these controls.



Eric Miles, Partner, Moss Adams

Eric is the partner in charge of the firm's Business Risk Services Practice. Eric has over 18 years of public accounting experience, including 11 years specializing in internal audit, SOX 404, and risk management for technology and life science companies. Eric has led multiple complex internal control assessment engagements in numerous industries. In addition, he is the outsourced internal audit director for several organizations. In this capacity, he is responsible for directing and overseeing the internal audit departments and reporting to audit committees on internal audit activities.

Joan Taylor, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Joan has provided internal control services since 2004. She provides risk management and compliance services to clients in many industries and specializes in manufacturing, technology, and retail. Her key focus is on process improvement work and managing audits under the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) section 404. Joan uses risk assessments to scale and evaluate client risks before reviewing key processes within these work streams to identify control objectives and control activities. She assists her clients with creating, conducting, and reviewing testing results and documentation, and recommending solutions to remediate gaps and efficiency opportunities.

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CPE Information

Program Level:
Auditing: 1
Delivery Method:
Learning Objectives:
After completing this training, participants will be able to identify the four foundational controls that can provide the most impact in managing risk, identify common pitfalls in the application of each of these four controls, and explain how to apply the foundational controls within their organizations.
Advanced Preparation:
Target Audience:
Audit Committee Members, CEOs and other C-level Executives, Controllers, Directors, Internal Accountants, Managers, and Owners.
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