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Protiviti : New Managing Director in Chicago

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Thomas J. Watson has joined the Chicago office of Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, as a managing director.

With more than 25 years experience in accounting and consulting globally and across industries, Watson has strong expertise and background in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations’ financial functions.

Watson has a bachelor’s degree in [...]


Protiviti: Internal Audit Survey Finds Lack of Social Media Policy

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Protiviti Survey

According to the 2013 Internal Audit Capabilities and Needs Survey Report  released by global consulting firm Protiviti, internal audit professionals are adjusting rapidly to new challenges in a changing business environment and prioritizing social media, fraud risk, and data analysis tools as key areas for improvement in the year ahead.


Protiviti: Bob Hirth Inducted into The IIA Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Bob Hirth, a senior managing director with Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, has been inducted by The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA) into the Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners.

Hirth’s career has spanned more than 30 years of business auditing and consulting. He has worked with a broad range of global, [...]


Protiviti: Seven New Managing Directors Named

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Protiviti Promotions

Protiviti recently announced that seven of its current directors, including Tyler Chase and Andy Willis (Houston), David Lehmann (Stamford, Conn.), KG Purushothaman (Bangalore, India), Brad Rachmiel (Chicago), Ryan Rubin (London) and Andrew Struthers-Kennedy (Baltimore/Washington), have been promoted to the position of managing director.

KG Purushothaman has provided business risk consulting to companies [...]


Protiviti: Concerns Surrounding Mobile Commerce and Social Media

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

According to a new survey about IT risk factors for 2013 published by global consulting firm Protiviti, IT professionals will be expected to handle a growing list of functions with only average competency levels.

When asked to assess their competency in key areas of IT technical knowledge on a [...]


Protiviti: SharePoint Business Consulting Services Expanded

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Protiviti Inc. (www.protiviti.com) a global consulting firm, announced that it has purchased the assets of SusQtech Inc., a move to meet the needs of Protiviti’s client base – as well as that of parent company Robert Half’s staffing client base – and the market demand for Protiviti’s Microsoft technology-based consulting services. Continue reading


Protiviti: Governance Portal 4.0 Makes It Easier for Businesses to Manage Compliance

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Protiviti Governance Portal 4.0 is a major milestone in the development of GRC platforms, featuring a new user interface and new communication, collaboration and reporting capabilities that simplify GRC tasks and support business intelligence, data analysis and Big Data initiatives. The easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use online solution also supports extensive and flexible options, dubbed “Your [...]


Protiviti :Managing Director Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Jim DeLoach, a managing director with the global consulting firm Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), was named to the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100 list in the Governance Professionals and Institutions category. This annual list recognizes people who significantly influence leading practices in corporate board performance and oversight, including directors, corporate governance experts, journalists, regulators, academics and counselors. Continue reading


Protiviti: Expanded Content for Governance Portal

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Protiviti has teamed with Morrison & Foerster to add Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) rule maps and work plan guidance to the Protiviti Governance Portal for Regulatory Reform. Continue reading


Protiviti: IT Security Solutions Adds U.S. Arsenal Team

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

In a move that will meet the expanding needs of Protiviti’s client base and the growing market demand for IT security and privacy services, the firm obtained strategic assets and staff of the U.S. business of Arsenal Security Group, Inc. recently. Continue reading


Protiviti : Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) rule maps and work plan guidance announced

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By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

BREAKING NEWS

Protiviti, in partnership with Morrison & Foerster, have announced the addition of Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) rule maps and work plan guidance today. As many companies struggle to distill the Dodd-Frank Act’s lengthy narrative and changing timelines into actionable steps, content in Morrison & Foerster’s FrankNDodd database enriched with [...]


Big4.com Interview: Protiviti’s Scott Wisniewski Opens Up About Approaching Dodd-Frank Act Anniversary

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Speaks on regulatory compliance and organizational preparedness

By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

Scott Wisniewski, is animated when we talk to him on the phone about the approaching anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) and what that will mean for IT and business.

“IT will have to find a way to regulate the cascading effect of change,” the Managing

Director of Risk Technology Solutions [...]


Jobs Of The Week For Big Four Alumni and Professionals Jan 2012-2

http://www.big4.com/jobs/career/39598/Senior-Manager-Global-Retirement-California-Ca-Los-Angeles

Senior Manager, Global Retirement

AECOM  California (CA),                       Los Angeles

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees…

 

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Senior Economist

Moody’s Analytics Pennsylvania (PA), West Chester

Moody’s Analytics located in West Chester, PA, is a leading independent provider of economic, financial, [...]


Jobs Of The Week For Big Four Alumni and Professionals Jan 2012-1

http://www.big4.com/jobs/career/39618/Senior-Manager-Oregon-Or-Portland

ACME Business Consulting helps organizations achieve specific and critically important business objectives. We are leaders – catalysts, augmenters and force multipliers. ACME teams are comprised of senior-level managers with Big 5 experience, advanced educations and past successes. In other words, it takes a lot to rattle us.

As an ACME Senior Manager, you will tap into your left and right [...]


Protiviti: New Managing Director Joins Risk and Compliance Solution

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter  

Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Shaheen Dil has joined the New York office as a managing director in the Risk and Compliance solution.

With 25 years of financial services experience in all aspects of risk management, both domestically and internationally, Dil will lead Protiviti’s Model Risk practice as [...]