IT Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance demands rigor and attention to detail in order to address all of the requirements including the ITGC. Organizations need resources and IT expertise in a strategic collaborator to bring nuanced understanding of all SOX related aspects, along with a fresh perspective tailored to the organization’s needs.
Baker Tilly can plug into your existing program seamlessly providing IT control knowledge to support your SOX compliance program. Our teams have extensive experience transitioning from prior service providers efficiently and effectively to ensure your IT SOX program proceeds smoothly, with timely, higher-quality results and comprehensive testing that supports an external audit reliance approach.
We work closely alongside internal resources to create an extension of your team. This may include additional assistance or expertise needed for your SOX compliance testing.
Working well with the external audit firm is also essential in SOX compliance. We understand the methodology of other firms, and will build great relationships with your external auditors so that we are aligned early.
At Baker Tilly, we take a nimble approach. The needs of your company are evolving and perhaps your needs for supplemental resources to assist with SOX compliance may very at times. Our teams are well-positioned to assist you with your SOX compliance program.
As your partner, you will have access to a deep bench of talented specialists who understand your SOX requirements and can help you navigate the compliance requirements in a changing business climate. We establish working relationships with process owners, and maintain relationships with personnel across all levels of the organization including at the management level. You will experience continuity within the engagement team from year-to-year so you never have to feel like you are ‘starting over’. Team continuity and consistency means an efficient and effective compliance effort for your organization, even as tools change.
Some firms outsource work overseas to guarantee cost savings for clients, which often means engagements are completed by individuals who don’t understand your culture and workflows. With Baker Tilly, you will be served by U.S.-based professionals with greater training and oversight, which results in consistent, high-quality deliverables.
As your organization continues to grow and the risks related to your company evolve, it is important to incorporate industry trends related to SOX compliance into the risk management process. We will use our industry specialization to help our clients improve their operations. With teams that are familiar with industry-specific technologies, our clients work with knowledgeable professionals who understand their companies and can create innovative solutions to help them overcome their unique challenges.
By offering the following services, we identify ways to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the program and provide meaningful, actionable recommendations that can be easily implemented.