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Webinar Recording

Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Overview

Date: Friday, March 25, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Sarbanes-Oxley was passed in 2002 and ten years later the legislation continues to challenge companies, auditors and compliance professionals when evaluating a company’s control structure. In addition, the impetus of COSO 2013 has re-focused companies' efforts on evaluating their key controls.

This webinar will cover the main components of SOX, review requirements for top-down risk assessment and discuss SOX and the Internal Control Framework and provide an overview of SOX Section 404.

We will also address a critical element in improving compliance: the elimination of manual process and human error through automation, electronic documentation and the like.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Recognize the main components of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Discover the SOX Sequence of process – documentation, design, evaluation
Identify SOX and Internal Control Framework element
Recognize the primary challenges of section 404 and how to overcome them

Speakers

Lynn Fountain, MBA, CGMA, CRMA, Internal Audit Expert & former Chief Audit Executive
Lynn Fountain, MBA, CGMA, CRMA
Internal Audit Expert & former Chief Audit Executive
Lynn has over 30 years of experience in the business profession, which includes public and industry accounting and over 20 years within internal and external auditing combined. She is a nationally recognized trainer and speaker and also a published author. She is a subject matter expert and specializes in Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, Enterprise Risk Management, Fraud, Governance and Compliance. Lynn has held two Chief Audit Executive positions for international companies. She has also been instrumental in the establishment of ERM, Sarbanes-Oxley and Governance frameworks. Lynn obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She also has her certificate in Certified Public Accountancy but is not a practicing CPA.
Moderated by: Khoa Tran, Operations Manager, Proformative
Moderated by: Khoa Tran
Operations Manager, Proformative
Khoa is in charge of live event operations at Proformative and has led the preparation and execution of hundreds of live events on various finance, accounting and related topics across the Office of the CFO. You could say his job is a lot like learning finance and accounting for a living. Khoa is primarily responsible for ensuring great content, delivery, and learning for each of Proformative’s webinars and in-person events.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Proformative
Proformative - Proformative transforms professional development for the office of the CFO through a centralized platform of collaborative learning tools, continuing professional education credits, and hundreds of courses in a range of critical categories, including technical finance, treasury, accounting, compliance, risk management, leadership, career development, technology and more.

All Proformative courses, resources and tools are accessible on-demand via smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC. Each course, taught by top industry practitioners with decades of experience, is subject to peer-based reviews and ratings to ensure the highest quality curriculum possible. Whether for you or your team, Proformative's highly focused functional training and tools help you address important skills gaps, deepen your knowledge, broaden capabilities and increase your productivity.

Certification is not required to get started, but please let us know which certifications you have.

By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

Continuing Education Information

Certified Public Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CPE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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    NASBA – Sponsor Number: 109504
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Continuing Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 Hour
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CPE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Information
    Your specific provider of Continuing Professional Development accreditation has final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPD credit.
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Certified Management Accountant

  • Continuing Education Credit
    1 CE Credit
  • Field of Study
    Specialized Knowledge
  • CE Delivery Method
    Group-Internet
  • Program Location
    Online
  • Program Level
    Basic
  • Prerequisites
    No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
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