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 May Half Day Seminar

5/22/2014 8:00 AM
5/22/2014 12:00 AM
Cannon Centre, 204 Cannon Street, Greer, SC  29651 |  
Join us May 22, 2014 at the Cannon Centre in Greer, SCfor breakfast and CPE.
-- 4 hours CPE and a good breakfast only $40 --
Speaker: Dan Smith, MBA – Senior Manager, Experis Risk Advisory Services
Where: Cannon Centre, 204 Cannon Street, Greer, SC 29651
When: Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 - 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
Event: Two CPE courses 2 hours each – total 4 CPE hours
Cost: $40.00 (members & non-members)
Food: Breakfast will be served beginning at 7:30 am – provided by Stomping Grounds, Greer SC
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Topics Include
COSO 2013 - framework updates
The Committee of Sponsoring Organization of the Treadway Commission (COSO) developed its original Internal Control Framework in 1992. That framework is used by all U.S.public companies in connection with their SOX certification. In May 2013, COSO released a revised Framework. Join us as Dan Smith helps us learn about the new internal control framework. We will discuss the changes and how they may alter your SOX Compliance approach in addition to other specific internal audits.
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge & Applications (2 hours)
GL Data Analytics
Do you understand the risks in your organization’s financial reporting process? How well controlled is the general ledger what about your subsidiary ledgers? And what sort of analytical procedures would be valuable for assurance purposes? In this session, we will accomplish the following learning objectives and work through real life examples of the application of analytical procedures on general ledger data. In this session we will:
- Gain an understanding of the Audit Analytic Capability Model and tools that drive the model
- Learn why a detailed understanding of how the general ledger and sub-systems work can improve the effectiveness of the financial reporting process
- Discuss common general ledger/sub-system application controls that can be validated using data analytics
- Determine what continuous monitoring routines on general ledger data are most appropriate to consider in a Continuous Controls Monitoring program.
Field of Study: Accounting and Auditing: Auditing (2 hours)
Dan Smith – MBA
Senior Manager, Experis Risk Advisory Services
Mr. Smith has extensive experience with implementing and providing assurance over systems of internal controls for financial, operational, and compliance business objectives. He has been critical to the establishment of COSO based enterprise risk management practices and assessment activities at mid to large cap companies as well as privately owned organizations. As a result of his excellent client delivery, Mr. Smith has been an invited speaker and/or panelist at several national conferences including INROADS, Food Marketing Institute, National Association of Restaurant IA Executives, National Association of Motor Carrier Audit Executives and the Insurance Internal Audit Group in addition to multiple IIA and IMA chapters. He is also a contributing Author to the Internal Auditing Manual, published by WG&L, a Thompson Reuters Company. He received his B.S. degree in Accounting from ElizabethCity StateUniversity and his MBA from the Belk College of Business at the Universityof North Carolina at Charlotte. Mr. Smith is a member of theInstitute of Internal Auditors and is a former president and sitting board member of the Charlotte Chapter of the IIA.

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