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SOX Overview

  • Accountant
  • CRMA
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGAP
  • CGFM
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

SOX is a U.S. federal law requiring all public companies doing business in the United States to comply with the regulation. The law is intended to increase the accuracy and reliability of corporate disclosures in financial statements while protecting investors from fraudulent accounting practices. It also increases the responsibility of corporate governance. The bill was introduced following the Enron Corporation, WorldCom, and Tyco International fraud and accounting scandals in the early 2000s

Sarbanes-Oxley was passed in 2002 and year one of attestation for publicly traded companies was 2004. Ten plus years later the legislation continues to challenge companies, auditors, and compliance professionals when evaluating a company’s control structure. SOX section 404, although the most prominent, is only one of the many requirements covered under the legislation.

This online CPE course will provide an overview of the legislation as well as the proper processes, controls, and tests companies must use to determine adequate internal and financial controls.

In this online CPE Auditing  webinar, we will discuss:

  • How to recognize components of SOX and the Internal Control Framework
  • The requirements for Top-Down Risk Assessment
  • How to identify legislation changes and challenges
  • How to discover the SOX Sequence of processes (documentation, design, evaluation).

In addition, the impetus of COSO 2013 has re-focused companies' efforts on evaluating their key controls. Companies must continually evaluate whether they have designed and identified the proper controls and have adequate tests in place to determine control efficiency. With the evolution of technology solutions, the impact of information systems changes must be continually evaluated to ensure controls are adequately addressed.

Learning Objectives

  • To identify internal controls and link to SOX
  • To recognize compliance requirements
  • To evaluate  XBRL and management assertion
  • To discover XBRL control point accuracy
  • To evaluate XBRL information handling
  • To identify XBRL roles & liabilities

Recommended For

  • This NASBA Approved SOX webinar is recommended for CIA and all other titles governed by IIA.
  • This online CPE webinar is recommended for CPA, CMA, Accountants and Finance Professionals, CFOs, CEOs, and Compliance professionals involved in forming and assessing internal controls. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Accounting Firm
  • Assistant Controllers
  • Auditors
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • CFO/Controller
  • Chartered Professional Accountant
  • Compliance Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Internal Auditing for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 1.5 CPD Credit of Auditing for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • 1.5 CPE Credit for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1.5 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1.5 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1.5
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Lynn Fountain, CRMA, CPA (US), CGMA, MBA

Owner, Lynn Fountain Consulting and Training

Lynn Fountain has over 39 years of experience spanning public accounting, corporate accounting and consulting. 20 years of her experience has been working in the areas of internal and external auditing and risk management. She is a subject matter expert in multiple fields including internal audit, ethics, fraud evaluations, Sarbanes-Oxley, enterprise risk management, governance, financial management and compliance.  Lynn has held two Chief Audit Executive (CAE) positions for international companies.   In one of her roles as CAE, she assisted in the investigation of a multi-million-dollar fraud scheme perpetrated by a vendor that spanned 7 years and implicated 20 employees.  The fraud was formally investigation by the FBI and resulted in 5 indictments estimating a $13M fraud loss.

Ms. Fountain is currently engaged in her own consulting and training practice.  She has successfully executed on several consulting assignments spanning areas of accounting, risk, ERM and internal audit.  She is a highly sought-after trainer and international speaker and has produced hundreds of courses delivered through seminars, conferences and on-demand training.  She is the author of three separate technical books. 

  • Raise the Red Flag – The Internal Auditors Guide to Fraud Evaluations”.
  • Leading the Internal Audit Function
  • Ethics and the Internal Auditor’s Dilemma

Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She has her CPA, CGMA, CRMA credentials. 


About Company

Lynn Fountain Consulting and Training

www.lynnfountain.net/

Ms. Fountain has become known as an international trainer on topics of Leadership, Internal Audit, Accounting, Finance, Ethics, Business Processes, Bookkeeping, Cybersecurity and Business Issues.  She has over 150 training topics that can be tailored to meet your needs.

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Michele Dekle

Jan 31st, 2022

The description stated this was a live webinar, but it was fairly obvious to me that this was a pre-recorded webinar, with content that seemed a bit dated. The information discussed was however, relevant and useful to my job as an Internal Auditor.

JP

Jennifer Pauli, CPA (US)

Jan 31st, 2022

good summary overview

SOX Overview

$30

1.5 Credits

Subject Area

Auditing

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