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In the following video, Ron Edmonds, the Global Accounting Director of The Dow Chemical Company, provides rare insight into how a Fortune 500 company with 30,000 internal controls tests, 19 finance systems and 4,500 self assessments manages its Sarbanes-Oxley and compliance programs. Topics discussed include organizational structure, team roles and responsibilities, communication, procedures, documentation and the use of technology.
And the following video features Sean Ballington, Regional Systems & Process Assurance Leader with PricewaterhouseCoopers discussing how companies can reduce compliance costs by working ahead of the auditor, correctly identifying key controls, and successfully employing these techniques to increase operational efficiency.