Webinar Details
Course Description

Controls are the backbone of any organization's financial operations. They manage risk by providing the necessary checks and balances to prevent fraud, errors, and misstatements. Controls are the foundation for a strong financial management system. In this webinar, you will understand the significance of controls, how to establish a strong control framework, and how to leverage automation to support your organization's growth, minimize risks, and ensure accurate financial information.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the significance of strong internal controls
  • Identify common risk areas and the challenges in managing those risks
  • Discover how automation can better help manage risks
  • Explore the approach to follow for building out internal controls when on the IPO path
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Who Should Attend

CPAs, accounting/finance professionals who work with internal controls and risk management. 

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Presenter Details
  • Frank Vukovits
    • Speaker, Principal Evangelist at Fastpath Solutions

    Frank Vukovits is currently Principal Evangelist at Fastpath Solutions. He has over three decades of experience as an auditor and business software professional, and he has held many previous leadership roles in implementation and management of numerous ERP projects, along with Corporate IT Executive Management. He was in corporate IT audit for GTE/Verizon for twelve years and holds Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) designations. He also passed the CISSP exam in 2001. He is a frequent speaker at IIA, ISACA, software publishers, and user group conferences.

  • Kevin Hutchings
    • Financial Operations Supervising Senior Associate

    Kevin Hutchings is a supervising senior at Connor Group. 

  • Lee Berliner
    • Director, Financial Operations

    Lee is a Director in Connor Group’s Financial Operations practice, where he assists clients with improving their finance organization processes, public company readiness and SOX implementation. Lee has extensive experience assisting clients with understanding and optimizing their business processes, particularly revenue and procure-to-pay, by identifying efficiencies and controls that would improve their processes.

NASBA Sponsor
  • National Registry of CPE Sponsors for the QAS self-study delivery method
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Date & Time
Thursday, December 7, 2023

2:00 PM EST (see additional timezones)

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