Stephen Fineberg
Partner
CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CITP, CRMA

Biography

Steve has provided internal audit, forensic accounting, IT compliance and management consulting services since 2003. He has more than 15 years of relevant experience performing business process and information technology (IT) control reviews. Steve’s substantial internal audit experience leading projects end-to-end across multiple industries in both business operations and information technology means he has advanced skills in automating business processes.

As a member of the Business Risk Services team, he helps clients streamline their risk compliance efforts and has been assisting clients with their Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance efforts since its first year of requirement. Steve is a proud veteran of the US Navy.

Selected Publications

  • "How to Avoid a Control Deficiency Finding During an Audit" (Moss Adams Insight, March 2018)
  • "Consider Third Parties When Setting Up Risk Controls" (Fruit Growers News, October 2016)
  • "How COSO Framework Can Mitigate Third-Party Risk" (AccountingWEB, June 2016)
  • "Consider Third-Party Relationships When Setting Up Controls for Risk" (Moss Adams Insight, November 2015)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Inside the IPO: Assess Business Readiness Before Going Public
    (Moss Adams Webcast, May 2018)
  • State of SOX and Internal Controls 2017
    (Moss Adams Webcast, October 2017)
  • SOX and Internal Audit Workshop
    (San Jose Workiva Seminar, May 2017)
  • Third-Party Risk and the New SSAE 18
    (ISACA Sacramento, March 2017)
  • The Challenges of Internal Audit
    (Hosted IIA Regional Conference Audit Executive Roundtable, September 2016)
  • Fraud Prevention Training
    (CalCPA Government Accounting Conference, May 2016)
  • Results of the State of Governance Survey
    (Moss Adams Webcast, March 2016)
  • The Proactive Risk Assessment: The Critical Mission Tool
    (Moss Adams Webcast, August 2015)
  • Case Studies in Contract Close Out Audits
    (Moss Adams Webcast, May 2014)
  • Enterprise Risk Management and COSO
    (Presentation to The SF Foundation Finance Officers, February 2014)
  • Enterprise Risk Management – Practical Considerations
    (Bay Fiscal and Administrative Officers Group Presentation, Februrary 2014)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors

Education

  • BBA, accounting, Texas A&M University