27 Apr.

The need for speed in financial governance: Mitigating the risks of misstatements

Controllership Perspectives

Tuesday, 01:00 p.m.  ET
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will hear examples of recent restatement events, what led to them, and how companies are strengthening their control environment, with tighter integration to the business.

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Key takeaways

Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, there is an increased risk of material reporting misstatements, often resulting from a stagnant and unresponsive control environment. What is driving this, and how should companies mitigate the changing risk profile? We’ll discuss:

  • The root causes that are triggering misstatements and the need for remediation
  • Current areas of risk that the SEC and new administration are focused on
  • How controllers can strengthen internal governance to better link marketplace and business drivers to their impact on accounting and disclosures

Meet the speaker

Beth F. Kaplan

Beth F. Kaplan

Managing Director | Deloitte &Touche LLP

Beth is the managing director for the Center for ControllershipTM. A Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory managing director at Deloitte & Touche LLP, she has more than 35 years of experience both as an auditor, CFO/Controller, and as a financial operations consultant. Beth specializes in helping the Controllership function improve overall finance processes, reduce cost of delivery and/or reduce risk. She has served some of the largest global and national organizations as they transform their controllership function due to mergers, accounting changes and/or system transformation. Beth has published several times in the areas of improvement of the financial close and reporting process, role of controllership and designing an effective control design for Sarbanes-Oxley.

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