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The Future Workplace: Getting It Right

This issue of The Bulletin suggests four areas that will present important differentiators for success in articulating a compelling future workplace vision.

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Segregation of Duties Questionnaire

This tool contains 14 sample questionnaires auditors can use to ensure proper segregation of duties for a variety of processes.

Policy

Enterprise Incident Response Policy

This tool contains two sample policies that can be used by auditors to develop a consistent process for responding to and recovering from security incidents.

Articles

Preparing for a Dynamic Post-Pandemic Fraud Landscape

The five strategies described in this article can help organizations strengthen their fraud prevention practices and avoid pandemic-related cybercrimes.


CFPB Ready for Heightened Enforcement

How finance firms can prepare for the CFPB’s forthcoming supervisory activities throughout 2021 and beyond.

Hot Issue Articles

Program Management as a Service — Transforming the PMO Through a Scalable Service Model

In this article, we illustrate why organizations should use a PMaaS solution to execute and transform all critical areas of their PMO function.


Skills and Scale — The New Finance Labor Model Proves Its Real-World Value

Here, we discuss the results of Protiviti’s 2020 Finance Trends Survey and offer steps CFOs and finance leaders can take to elevate their flexible finance labor models to the next level.

Premium Tool of the Week

Select and Manage Suppliers RCM

This document outlines risks and controls common to the “select and manage suppliers” process in a risk control matrix (RCM) format.

August 2, 2021

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COSO

COSO was a big trending search topic over the past week. We've published over 50 tools and publications related to COSO on KnowledgeLeader, so dive in and explore all of the resources available to you!

Recommended Resources

New Study Reveals Lack of Standardization in Sustainability Assurance

As the drive toward a global system for sustainability-related reporting continues, investors, regulators and policymakers are turning their attention to the important role of assurance in promoting high-quality reporting. Source: aicpa.org


Elevate Program Expands to Provide Merit-Based CIA Scholarships

The IIA has announced the expansion of its Elevate Internal Audit Scholarship Program to provide scholarships for internal auditors interested in attaining Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) status. Source: theiia.org


CPAs and the Historic Paycheck Protection Program

It’s a good time to reflect on the CPA profession’s role in making this historic business relief program a success and to consider what comes next, especially in four key areas. Source: journalofaccountancy.com

KLplus CPE Course Spotlight

Internal Control Over Financial Reporting: Understanding Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley

This basic-level training provides an overview of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The course explains the requirements and effective dates, defines internal control over financial reporting, identifies which companies must comply and when they must comply. The completed course is worth 0.5 CPE credits.

CCH Tax and Accounting - Accounting Research Manager Updates

Weekly Summary of Accounting, SEC, and Auditing Developments

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