Praise for Internal Control Strategies A Mid to Small BusinessGuide
"Internal Control Strategies is an excellent field guide for theimplementation and maintenance of efficient and effective internalcontrol systems. The book provides a practical approach tointerpreting guidance from oversight agencies and integrating itwith industry practice in a real-world environment. This handbookis an essential tool for managers and professionals going throughthe day-to-day struggle of managing auditor expectations andpermitting business to proceed in the most efficient manner."
-Michael Rodriguez, former senior manager of finance, QualcommIncorporated
"Internal Control Strategies is the clearest path forward formiddle-market SEC registrants and their independent registeredpublic accounting firms as they streamline the SOX 404 complianceprocess in 2008 and beyond."
-Stephen G. Austin, MBA, CPA, Managing Firm Partner,SwensonAdvisors, LLP, Regional PCAOB Accounting Firm
"Clearly written and practical, Internal Control Strategies is amust-read for every chief audit, finance, or complianceexecutive."
-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 heldcompanies, one is usually faced with the challenge of developingand implementing the right levels of internal controls andcompliance within the restrictions of limited financial and humanresources. Internal Control Strategies presents the relevant topicsin a clear and concise manner, allowing the reader to understandthe internal control framework and specific underlying requirementsquickly. The author's vast experience with SOX compliance ensures atargeted and pragmatic approach for the successful implementationof internal controls. Her recommendations are 'to the point' andeliminate some of the guesswork we all have experienced whileworking towards SOX compliance."
-Robert S. Stefanovich, Chief Financial Officer, NovalarPharmaceuticals, Inc.
The SEC requires all publicly traded companies to attest totheeffectiveness of their internal controls.
Is your business ready?
Internal Control Strategies: A Mid to Small Business Guide clearlyexplains the latest PCAOB, SEC, and COSO guidance, providing youwith an effective tool and reference guide for successfulimplementation of sections 302 and 404 of the Sarbanes-OxleyAct.
Extremely knowledgeable and insightful, author Julie Harrer bringspractical clarity to this complex topic, leading you step by stepin addressing the challenges associated in bringing your businessin compliance with SOX.