Improving Financial Reporting Processes
By Stephanie Porter, Tim Duhamel
This webinar provides a comprehensive review of the reporting process and a path to process improvement.
- Risk and internal controls defined
- Common risks and internal controls for key processes
- Gain new perspective on reporting and accounting processes
- Audit-ready documentation
- Looking forward: managing reporting processes
- Learning to let go of unnecessary internal controls in existing processes
- Project planning
- Practical methodology – templates included
- Managing change – develop a plan to engage stakeholders
PD Credits: 1.5
Updated: Nov 13, 2019
About the Author
Stephanie Porter is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and
external auditor with Metrix Group LLP.
She has a passion for education and is a course developer and instructor for the University of Alberta in addition to her work at Bloom.
She is the lead Associate of curriculum development and instruction for Bloom’s reporting and audit stream.
About the Author
Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of
He is a municipal veteran whose career has spanned over 21 years.
His passion is creating educational material and conducting lectures for municipal professionals. He has lectured as far away as Kiev, Ukraine for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
This webinar covers common risks and internal controls for key accounting and financial reporting processes to help gain new perspective for your reporting and accounting processes.
Also covered: audit-ready documentation, looking forward to manage reporting processes, learning to let go of unnecessary internal controls in existing processes, project planning strategies to effectively prioritize processes, practical methodology for improving financial reporting processes, and managing change.
The relationship between risk of material misstatement and internal controls and how they impact financial reporting processes
Common risks and best practice internal controls in key financial reporting processes
How to view your reporting and accounting processes through an auditor’s lens
Learn your auditor’s language and improve efficiency of the year-end audit process
Learn how to create a successful routine for evaluating financial reporting processes and assessing internal controls on an ongoing basis
Strategies for identifying ineffective or unnecessary internal controls in existing processes
Strategies to effectively prioritize processes
Practical approach to evaluating and improving financial reporting processes
Develop a plan to engage stakeholders throughout the change process to ensure success