Segregation of duties, Documentation and other essentials for Management of Internal Controls

  • Accountant
  • CGAP
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CA - ICAEW
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • ACCA
  • MAFF
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland
  • CFIRS
  • CWS

Published: November, 2021

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • SOD Basics
    5 mins
  • SOD Receipting Fumnction
    51 mins
  • Control Mechanisms
    83 mins
  • Governing Body
    113 mins
  • Documentation Types
    142 mins
  • Steps to Documentation
    171 mins
  • Internal Control Focus
    220 mins
  • Educating Management
    251 mins

Course Description

The effects of the many corporate scandals over the past twenty years has made it very clear that internal control is the responsibility of management – not the internal or external auditors. This requires every single individual within the organization, regardless of their role, to understand the concepts of internal controls and how they vary from day-to-day tasks of their job function

COSO 2013 has turned the focus up on understanding internal control and embedding the proper processes into the organizations daily activities. COSO 2013 added key control aspects to mandate knowledge of business and regulatory changes as well as an increased focus on information technology and fraud. It is imperative that all professionals understand the roles and responsibilities incumbent upon them when it relates to internal control. 

It is also imperative that management learn and accept their critical role as it relates to the management and monitoring of internal controls.

Key Topics:

  • Internal control focus
  • Internal control definition and history
  • Internal control advantages/disadvantages
  • COSO overview
  • COSO 1992
  • COSO 2013
  • Methods to educate management 
  • Setting the stage
  • Key monitoring methods

Who Should Attend:

This CPE webinar on internal controls is suitable for: 

  • Accountants
  • Finance Personnel
  • CFO
  • Controller
  • Board Members
  • Management
  • Risk and Legal Professionals
  • Internal Auditors
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Process Improvement Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • To explore The Internal Control Focus
  • To explore the definition and history of Internal Control
  • To recognize the advantages and disadvantages of Internal Control
  • To explore an overview of COSO 1992 and COSO 2013
  • To identify Methods to Educate Management.
  • To recognize Key Monitoring Methods

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 6 CPE Credit for Master Analyst In Financial Forensics (MAFF)
  • 6 CPE Credit for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 6 CPE Credit for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 6 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 6 CPE Credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 6 CPE Credit for Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • 6 CPE Credit for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 6 CPE Credit for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 6 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 6 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 6 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 6 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 6 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 6 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 6 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 6 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    6
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • 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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Ratings and Review

3.9

11 Ratings

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KM

Kelly Miller, Others

Oct 29th, 2021

The course has some poorly-written review questions and final exam question/answer options. The final exam material did not represent what was in the course very well.

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