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What is Sourcing Risk?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Jul 26, 2018 @ 09:33 AM

Outsourcing has become a keystone of major business operations to the point that it’s almost a given that large companies will move certain expensive business processes and labor-intensive activities to a third-party. Is this always the best option?

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Topics: outsourcing/co-sourcing/shared services, purchasing & accounts payable, supply chain, vendor management, internal audit, sas 70, performance management/measurement

What is Affiliations Risk?

Posted by Protiviti KnowledgeLeader on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 03:55 PM

An affiliation is often referred to as a person, organization or establishment associated with another as a subordinate, subsidiary or member. An affiliation can be a social or business relationship and is essentially the act of being formally connected or joined. Examples of affiliations in the business environment include sourcing partners, vendor relationships and alliances.

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Topics: KL Tools, inventory and materials management, purchasing & accounts payable, supply chain, risk assessment, outsourcing/co-sourcing/shared services, performance management/measurement, vendor management

Accounts Payable: The Process in a State of Continuous Improvement

Posted by Lark Scheierman on Tue, Sep 22, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

The accounts payable process is one that both organizations and individuals can relate to. If you have bills to pay, you have entered the land of accounts payable.

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Topics: purchasing & accounts payable, RCM, accounts payable

Control Objectives and Activities Guide

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 @ 07:01 AM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: compliance, free tool of the month, purchasing & accounts payable, accounting/finance, IT controls

Procurement/Accounts Payable Audit Work Program

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Thu, Dec 04, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: work programs, purchasing & accounts payable, procurement

Accounts Payable Review Work Program

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Wed, Jul 02, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: internal audit, free tool of the month, work programs, purchasing & accounts payable, accounting/finance

Procurement/Accounts Payable Audit Work Program

Posted by Sharise Cruz on Fri, May 09, 2014 @ 11:30 AM


Each month, we'll be giving our social media and blog followers special access to download one of our most popular recently published tools. 

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Topics: internal audit, free tool of the month, work programs, purchasing & accounts payable, vendor management, accounting/finance

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