How to Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404: Assessing the Effectiveness of Internal Control / Edition 1

How to Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404: Assessing the Effectiveness of Internal Control / Edition 1

by Michael J. Ramos
     
 

Thoroughly revised and updated, How to Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, Third Edition brings practical clarity to a complex topic, providing a comprehensive, logically structured approach to effective testing and evaluation of internal controls within your company. Informative and clear, this refreshingly readable book demonstrates author Michael Ramos's deep… See more details below

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Thoroughly revised and updated, How to Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, Third Edition brings practical clarity to a complex topic, providing a comprehensive, logically structured approach to effective testing and evaluation of internal controls within your company. Informative and clear, this refreshingly readable book demonstrates author Michael Ramos's deep understanding of the technical 404 requirements and contains the most pertinent updates and important SEC and PCAOB releases.

The Third Edition helps CFOs, auditors, corporate managers, and consultants knowledgably interpret and conform to Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance and features: Clear, jargon-free coverage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and how it affects you, Examples and action plans providing blueprints for implementing requirements of the Act, Easy-to-understand coverage of the requirements of SEC, PCAOB, and COSO guidance, Discussion of the requirements for assessing internal control effectiveness, A look at how the new guidance will reduce your costs, In-depth explanations to help professionals understand how best to approach the internal control engagement, Practice aids, including forms, checklists, illustrations, diagrams, and tables.

This area of auditing and corporate governance will continue to evolve and bring about business and cultural change. How to Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, Third Edition is your must-have, must-own guide to SOX 404 implementation and an effective tool and reference guide for every corporate manager.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471653660
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/05/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

1The engagement approach1
2Internal control criteria35
3Project planning71
4Indentifying significant control objectives102
5Documentation of significant controls132
6Testing and evaluating entity-level controls182
7Testing and evaluating activity-level controls228
8Evaluating internal control deficiencies and reporting on internal control effectiveness254

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