A Mid to Small Business Guide
Praise for Internal Control Strategies A Mid to Small Business
"Internal Control Strategies is an excellent field guide for the
implementation and maintenance of efficient and effective internal
control systems. The book provides a practical approach to
interpreting guidance from oversight agencies and integrating it
with industry practice in a real-world environment. This handbook
is an essential tool for managers and professionals going through
the day-to-day struggle of managing auditor expectations and
permitting business to proceed in the most efficient manner."
-Michael Rodriguez, former senior manager of finance, Qualcomm
"Internal Control Strategies is the clearest path forward for
middle-market SEC registrants and their independent registered
public accounting firms as they streamline the SOX 404 compliance
process in 2008 and beyond."
-Stephen G. Austin, MBA, CPA, Managing Firm Partner,Swenson
Advisors, LLP, Regional PCAOB Accounting Firm
"Clearly written and practical, Internal Control Strategies is a
must-read for every chief audit, finance, or compliance
-Jeff Miller, Partner-in-Charge, Business Risk Services,Squar,
Milner, Peterson, Miranda & Williamson, LLP
"As a CFO of small to mid-sized publicly traded and privately held
companies, one is usually faced with the challenge of developing
and implementing the right levels of internal controls and
compliance within the restrictions of limited financial and human
resources. Internal Control Strategies presents the relevant topics
in a clear and concise manner, allowing the reader to understand
the internal control framework and specific underlying requirements
quickly. The author's vast experience with SOX compliance ensures a
targeted and pragmatic approach for the successful implementation
of internal controls. Her recommendations are 'to the point' and
eliminate some of the guesswork we all have experienced while
working towards SOX compliance."
-Robert S. Stefanovich, Chief Financial Officer, Novalar
The SEC requires all publicly traded companies to attest to
theeffectiveness of their internal controls.
Is your business ready?
Internal Control Strategies: A Mid to Small Business Guide clearly
explains the latest PCAOB, SEC, and COSO guidance, providing you
with an effective tool and reference guide for successful
implementation of sections 302 and 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley
Extremely knowledgeable and insightful, author Julie Harrer brings
practical clarity to this complex topic, leading you step by step
in addressing the challenges associated in bringing your business
in compliance with SOX.