Financial Audit Toolkit

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Support SOX and Financial Audits by ensuring financials relative to supplier tooling activity is in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and contain appropriate levels of financial and business controls.

More Uses of the Financial Audit Toolkit:

  • Confirm your operation coordinates the annual Financial Audit Process with internal resources and external auditors.

  • Provide support to audIT Teams in operational / Financial Audits.

  • Confirm your organization complies; conducts transactional and Financial Audits to mitigate Fraud Risk and ensure compliance to corporate authority chart, established regulations, and Internal Controls.

  • Simplify work with Process Owners and external Financial Auditors to manage and execute controls testing.

  • Prepare billings and process payments of freight bills; establish a Financial Audit for fleet operations to determine its Cost Effectiveness.

  • Arrange that your design supports of the annual Financial Audit Process and preparation of data files for auditors.

  • Serve as liaison to your Financial Auditors and insurance providers on matters relating to IT compliance and governance.

  • Coordinate with the external auditors to support the delivery of SOC and Financial Audits.

  • Ensure all aspects need to be communicated effectively and demonstrated to Financial Auditors for your adherence to compliance standards and Enterprise Value.

  • Provide leadership and oversight to ensure proper governance and Internal Control with Financial Audits.

  • Coordinate: partner with key parties to ensure proper governance and Internal Control with Financial Audits.

 

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Financial Audit Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Financial Audit related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Financial Audit specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Financial Audit Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Financial Audit improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What are your current levels and trends in key Financial Audit measures or indicators of product and Process Performance that are important to and directly serve your customers?

  2. How is the value delivered by Financial Audit being measured?

  3. How do you decide how much to remunerate an employee?

  4. Is there any way to speed up the process?

  5. How do you measure progress and evaluate training effectiveness?

  6. What Financial Audit improvements can be made?

  7. How do you reduce costs?

  8. For your Financial Audit project, identify and describe thE Business environment, is there more than one layer to thE Business environment?

  9. How are consistent Financial Audit definitions important?

  10. How are costs allocated?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Financial Audit book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Financial Audit self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Financial Audit Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Financial Audit areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Financial Audit Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Financial AudIT Projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Financial AudIT Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Financial Audit project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Financial Audit project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Financial Audit Project Team have enough people to execute the Financial Audit Project Plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Financial Audit Project Plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

 
Step-by-step and complete Financial AudIT Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:


2.0 Planning Process Group:


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Financial Audit project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Financial Audit project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Financial Audit project with this in-depth Financial Audit Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Financial AudIT Projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based Best Practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Financial Audit and put Process Design strategies into practice according to Best Practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Financial AudIT Investments work better.

This Financial Audit All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.