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CEO/CFO certification: risk assessment and scoping

About this course

This interactive one-day course will review the fundamentals of your organization’s approach to CEO/CFO certification to determine how effectively you can use a top-down, risk-based approach to assess financial reporting risk and scope locations and accounts. Through case studies and group exercises, you will have the opportunity to assess your financial reporting risk and use the results to develop a scoping matrix. You will also receive the tools employed during this course for use within your own organization.

Who should attend

  • Finance and compliance professionals at all levels who want greater knowledge of the risk assessment and scoping process in the context of CEO/CFO certification

Learn how to

  • Conduct a risk assessment in the context of CEO/ CFO certification
  • Use a top-down risk-based approach to improve the effectiveness and efficiency your CEO/CFO certification program
  • Structure the risk assessment to drive your subsequent scoping activity
  • Define scope using a risk-based approach

Course content

This one-day course will teach you:

  • Approaches to financial reporting risk assessment that incorporate both qualitative and quantitative measures
  • How to use the results of your risk assessment to scope the certification program, through activities such as financial statement decomposition and the scoping of accounts, information technologies and locations