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Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes Oxley Act

By Scott Green

In a recent survey, Ernst & Young commented that, while large companies are spending millions of dollars to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, mid-sized and small companies are "stuck like deer in the headlights." Written especially for managers at such companies, Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act lays out how they can assess and monitor their companie's internal control structures. Using numerous case studies and vignettes, the book explains Sarbanes-Oxley and how it affects managers. Clearly written and practical, Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is essential reading for managers, CEOs, CFOs, and auditors.

In reaction to high-profile frauds and congressional legislation, the SEC mandated that managers of public companies certify that they have an operational system of internal controls. While larger companies can afford to spend millions of dollars to implement control system monitoring tools, managers of small to mid-sized companies can be unsure of how to move forward if their budgets can't accommodate expensive advisors and systems. Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act provides a highly accessible, simple, and practical approach to help you assess your internal control structure at the transaction level.

Designed to be "a cure for the Sarbanes-Oxley headache and common fraud," Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act introduces the groundbreaking and practical "Control Smart" approach that not only meets the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley, but also alerts you if operational controls stop working or are otherwise compromised. This simple template helps you identify and understand operational threats, and guides you through a comprehensive evaluation of your system of internal controls to mitigate these risks.

"Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes - Oxley Act" features:

  1. A razor-sharp method to monitor the opera- tional risks inherent in your business
  2. Numerous real-world examples illustrating how to avoid common pitfalls, such as those faced by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, Adelphia Communications, and Bridgestone Corporation (Firestone)
  3. Case studies and vignettes highlighting the personalities at Enron and Tyco who enabled a fraudulent corporate culture, as well as what one person did right to reveal the smoke-and-mirrors accounting practiced at WorldCom
  4. Clear, jargon-free coverage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and how it affects you
  5. Armed with this hands-on guide, you can detect early signs of fraud and operational loss, and safeguard your job, your employees' jobs, and the long-term success of your company.

Don't let fraud derail your career. Protect yourself with the fail-safe Control Smart method found in Manager's Guide to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Each book is priced at $ 49.95.

About the Author:

Scott Green, CPA, is the Global Head of Audit and Compliance for Weil, Gotshal & Manges, one of the largest law firms in the world and a leader in the practice of corporate governance. A graduate of the University of Idaho and the Harvard Business School, he is a recognized expert on management controls with more than fifteen years of experience in the field. He has also taught finance and banking at Hofstra University.

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