September 13, 2018


Alabama Society of CPAs
1041 Longfield Ct, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama 36117-8056

8 Total CPE Credits


Annual CFO Spotlight: Managing Risk

  • Instructor

    John Levy

Learning Objectives

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·         Understand what your management team must do to manage risk.

·         Identify global trends which could put your business plan at risk

·         Find out how the Rittenhouse Rankings can predict company performance

·         Identify methods to protect your company from fraud

Major Topics

Risk Analysis and Management:  What Every Financial Manager Must Know<?xml:namespace prefix="o" />

In this turbulent world, risk management responsibility has fallen squarely on financial management’s shoulders.  Audit committees and external auditors are asking questions they never asked before.  We must prepare to give them answers!  Come get insights about Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and what standards such as the COSO ERM model say every organization must do.

Systemic Risk:  Six Mega Trends

In an inter-connected, multi-polar world, potential events in one area may have global impact.  This session discusses six mega-trends and how they create both hazards and opportunities for organizations. 

The Rittenhouse Rankings:  Cut Through Financial Reporting’s FOG

Is that financial report you are reading honest and candid, or are the real facts hidden among carefully chosen “weasel words”?  Learn about how the Rittenhouse model measures the integrity of management’s disclosures about financial results.  Prevent misleading disclosures from fooling you.

Protecting Your Company from Fraud

Fraud affects almost every company eventually.  Insiders perpetrate most fraud, often continuing for years without detection.  Most organizations change their systems after detecting a fraud.  Why not consider changes now that could prevent a considerable loss?  This session will provide insights which could save your organization a lot of money!

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Accounting & Auditing

Alabama Society of CPAs

1041 Longfield Ct, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama 36117-8056

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Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Intermediate

Professional Area of Focus

  • Business / Corporate


Management experience helpful

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

This seminar is for people who are, or aspire to be, chief financial officers. We will focus discussions on medium-sized organizations.


Executive Education

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