Expense and Management Reporting and Planning
We have been involved in designing and developing new reports for investment and operating expense analyses and reporting utilizing data from various sources including the General Ledger, In addition to this, we have developed expertise in developing and designing reports for earnings projections and actual earnings reporting including analyses against budget. In order To provide a smooth transition to operating staff , we provide training on preparing the monthly expense review, earnings analyses and the annual earnings projection
Financial Reporting, Process and Controls Implementation/Integration
We have over 15 years experience in designing and developing new reports for control and integrated management reporting including analyses based on extracts from the General Ledger. We have been involved in:
- Reviewing and recommending best practices for accounting controls and processes, and
- Working with cross-functional teams to analyze and resolve accounting issues related to system and reporting integration.
SOX, Bill 198 and Accounting Policy & Procedures Consulting
We have several years experience in SOX and Bill 1988 consulting. In addition we have been involved in consulting on accounting policy & procedures within the financial industry. Our expertise include the following:
- Designing and developing the SOX Controls and Testing program for a global private markets manager,
- Working with clients involved in various activities including trading in financial instruments such as derivatives, providing services to the oil industry, manufacturing and medical services,
- Solid knowledge of COSO Framework and PCAOB standards,
- Documenting and testing processes and controls utilizing various software packages such as Microsoft Visio,
- Serving as a member of the Methodology Team which reviewed, discussed and implemented best practices for completing the SOX requirements at a health science company,
- Developing standard controls for several processes at a company providing services to the oil energy industry,
- Serving as Team Lead for several engagements,
- Fulfilling the obligations in various organizations within a company located in several locations in Canada, the US and the UK.
We provide various documentation services including detailed Procedure Manuals for current staff in the cases where there are either critical functions or functions susceptible to a long learning curve in the case of staff turnover. We also provide assistance in the creation of various documents such as the Annual Reportís Management Discussion and Analysis (MDA).