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Why is enterprise risk management often more talk than action?

Risk management is a topic that has become increasingly pervasive in the past five years. Just look at the number of sessions at audit conferences that address risk management in some form or another. Or Google “Risk Management Conferences” and you will get some idea of how big this a
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Buying Software: Quick Tips for Navigating Your Organization’s Procurement Process

We all know there are numerous benefits to having an audit management software solution in place. If you’re considering a new system to help manage your audit, risk and compliance projects, these are the key areas you should consider addressing within your organization when purchasing
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Upcoming Webinars: Audit Value and Relevance

What are your 2015 goals for your internal audit group? Are building value, executive alignment, and internal relevance on your list? Join us for our upcoming webinars on this topic, featuring inspiring stories from ACL customers. Connecting the Dots: Building Internal Audit Value Joi
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2015 trends, innovations and predictions for audit, risk and compliance

“It is a pretty safe bet to predict that auditors are going to use technology more effectively and extensively – and at the same time take the opportunity to rethink audit processes overall.” My last blog post identified what I thought were some of the more significant top
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Seeking Agents of Change! Drop by for our Open House Career Fair January 21

“Mobilizing talent is our #1 priority. And to enable that, we have acquired and look for leaders who embrace the responsibility of discovery, enablement and performance.” -Laurie Schultz, President and CEO, ACL Twenty-five years ago, ACL created the category it now dominat
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Leap Into the Cloud: Lose Complexity and Drive Competitive Advantage

The Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery model has long been on the rise and is now becoming the technology of choice for many organizations.   Gartner is predicting SaaS and cloud-based business application services to grow from $13.4 billion in 2011 to $32.2 billion in 2016, a
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So that was 2014: 5 notable trends in audit, risk and compliance in the past year

“…auditors should be taking a lead from those CAEs who are driving their teams to look at risks in areas that really impact the ability of the business to meet its overall objectives.” The world of audit, risk management and compliance is not exactly renowned for bei
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Remettre un FEC conforme : un enjeu majeur pour 2015

Depuis le 1er janvier 2014, les entreprises qui tiennent leur comptabilité au moyen de systèmes informatisés doivent s’assurer de la conformité de leur système comptable aux règles fiscales et être en mesure de remettre, au début d’un contrôle, un fichier des écritures comptable
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Knock their SOX off! SOX Self-Assessments, 302 Certifications, and more…

Verifying that the Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICFR) are effective can be a daunting task. Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Compliance can be a heavy burden that falls on the shoulders of many stakeholders, departments, processes, and systems. In an effort to ease that burden, eff
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Audit interne : comment faire plus avec moins?

L’audit interne est chargé d’aider les organisations à atteindre leurs objectifs et à améliorer la performance financière de l’entreprise par une approche systématique et disciplinée visant à évaluer et améliorer l’efficacité de la gestion des risques, du contrôle et de la
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