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Corruption and what you can do about it

If the countless investigative inquiries and commissions in South Africa recently have revealed anything, it is that bribery and corruption ...

How financial managers can get started with data analytics

Ever heard the saying “if it’s not captured it never happened”? This saying is generally applied in the context of Instagram and other...

My ERP system has built-in automated controls, so I don’t need continuous control monitoring

There is truth to this statement; ERP systems are intended to help make your organisation more efficient and effective with built-in control...

How multiple departments at ACL use ACL technology

Guess what? At ACL we actually use ACL as a tool in multiple departments across our organization as a corporate “crystal ball” that give...

Internal fraud: To flag or not to flag, that’s always the question

You might have heard the statistic: in just about any size company, fraud claims between five and ten percent of annual revenue. Some fraudu...

How analytics give greater oversight of risks and controls in P2P processes

Effective risk management and control of vendors and contracts in the procure-to-pay (P2P) process creates challenges for organisations in a...