Internal Controls to Help Manage Risks 201

Internal Controls to Help Manage Risks 201
This course builds on the Internal Controls 101 Workshop. Using a combination of presentation material and hands-on exercises, the class focuses on real-world examples of risks, controls, controls monitoring, and risk assessments.

Benefits of Attending
Participants will discuss and gain an understanding of the following:
  • Review of internal control definition and COSO framework
  • Risk assessment of the procurement function, including purchasing cards
    • Objectives
    • Risks
    • Controls
    • Test of controls
  • Diagramming, controls monitoring, & risk assessment
  • Best practices in process documentation
    • Why documentation is key
    • Developing diagramming skills
    • Tools & techniques

Who Should Attend?
This online workshop is for the finance practitioner who is responsible for the internal controls and the accounts payable function/process, as well as Finance Managers or Project Managers who have budget authority for local government spending.

About Your Speaker
Ed McCaulley is a Principal Consultant at F.H. Black & Company Incorporated. Specializing in risk management, he collaborates with our clients to mitigate organizational risks by redesigning business processes and selecting, implementing, and supporting enabling technologies.

For more than 25 years, Ed has been a driving force for insightful risk management, financial management, accounting, and internal auditing for organizations of all sizes. Before joining FHB, he was Vice President at one of the US’s largest banks, where he was hired to bring a rapidly growing business line into compliance with the bank's operational risk management policy and program that supported revenue growth. He obtained buy-in from a reluctant business that strengthened risk and control self-assessments (RCSA) and vendor management of outsourced processes and ultimately passed regulatory scrutiny.

Ed is an attorney, holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation, a Juris Doctorate (JD), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (BBA) in Accounting, and is the author of Back to Basics: Balance Sheet Reconciliations which was featured in the Internal Auditor Magazine.

This course is eligible for continuing professional development credits. Please check with your professional association to confirm that this qualifies for your personal CPD record.
11/8/2023 8:30 AM - 11/9/2023 12:00 PM

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