Posts Categorized: Compliance and Controls

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December 11, 2017
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Canadian Unclaimed Property Challenges – And How to Navigate Them

Let’s face it: The holidays are a blur of closing out the year and celebrations, and the last thing on anyone’s mind are those reporting and escheatment deadlines at the end of the fiscal year and the spring. But if you’re in Alberta, British Columbia or Quebec, those deadlines are important for your organization. Unclaimed...

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November 3, 2017
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HIPAA Compliance in Your Office of Finance

Healthcare providers perform critical services throughout our communities, and their job of caring for and protecting people doesn’t end when a patient leaves the doctor’s office or even finishes their prescription; it extends all the way to ensuring the security of their Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) throughout the financial close...

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June 30, 2017
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Prevent Increases in Audit Fees During Mergers and Acquisitions

Does your company have plans to undergo a merger or acquisition in its future? If so, you may face an increase in auditing fees, writes David McCann for CFO.com. In looking at the list of the organizations with the top 10 audit fee increases for Fiscal Year 2016, six were identified as having recently merged...

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June 20, 2017
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Improve Internal Controls with Automation

Over the last 20 years, the compliance environment has changed significantly from self-regulation to statutory enforcement, with the list of regulations constantly changing and growing to include anti-money laundering and anti-fraud legislation, privacy, financial, IT security and more. Today, the soaring complexity of compliance is no longer a temporary challenge – it is the new...

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November 30, 2015
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Content We Love – CFO Metric of the Month

It isn’t just us at Trintech who have been stressing the importance of corporate governance across the office of finance. This November, CFO.com has also expressed their views on the topic of risk management and governance in their Metric of the Month: Internal Audit Costs.  This article, which can be seen in full by following...

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November 18, 2015
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Baker’s Dozen Checklist for Selecting Close (R2R) Automation Software

Due to an increase in regulations and stakeholder demands, the pressure on the organization’s financial close and reporting processes is greater than ever before. These pressures often require organizations to disclose more information in their reports, and in a shorter time frame than ever before, dramatically increasing the risk of errors across their office of...

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November 9, 2015
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Top 10 Record to Report Red Flags

Often used as an early warning system, red flags can proactively assess the risk of re-work, financial restatements, and fraud throughout your financial process. The importance of these red flags is critical, as they foreshadow any risks prior to them negatively impacting the integrity of your financial close. These red flags often occur throughout your...

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January 7, 2015
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SAP Insider – Trintech EVP Talks Finance in the Cloud

In a recent SAP® Insider, Trintech EVP Robert Michlewicz discusses “Evolving for Efficiency: Financial Processes Gain Speed and Agility Through Cloud Deployment Options.” In the article, Michlewicz  explores issues faced by finance executives due to limited point solutions, globalization and rapidly changing regulatory requirements and the benefits of cloud-based solutions in resolving these issues. “On...

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July 24, 2014
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Do audit committees need access to systems of internal control?

Audit committees are a strong feature of the governance landscape. While all directors have a duty to act in the interests of the company the audit committee has a particular role, acting independently from the executive, to ensure that the interests of shareholders are properly protected in relation to financial reporting and internal control. It’s...

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April 16, 2014
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Mandatory Rotation of Auditors is In the Cards

Just when you thought that your auditors understood your business and could find their way around your systems, the audit team changes! Managing the audit relationship can be a frustrating experience. Obviously a balance has to be struck between audit familiarity and objectivity but it can be challenging to find a resolution that works for...

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