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Vendor Master Files

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Summary

Vendor Master Files

Workshop Description/Agenda

Learning Objectives
Learning Objectives * You will be able to identify when and why fraud occurs. * You will be able to apply best practices to your program. * You will be able to explain how to collect data for a compliance and verification program. * You will be able to identify problems Encountered With Poor Master File Controls.

Benefits
Gain a better understanding surrounding the threats to vendor files, identifying potential areas of weakness, and designing and implementing procedures to minimize risk. Proper maintenance and safeguarding of Vendor Masters Files is important to an organization. Ignoring issues or having poor controls over the Vendor Files can lead to loss of data and potential financial loss. Substandard Vendor Master File practices can increase risk of an organization to both general public and regulators. This topic is designed to help those in charge of overseeing their organization Vendor Master Files with understanding the threats to vendor files, identifying potential areas of weakness, designing and implementing procedures to minimize risk, which are all important in todays business environment.

Agenda
Vendor Master Files - Safeguarding and Maintaining Your Information
• Vendor Master Files Important - Understanding the Basics
• Problems That Are Encountered With Poor Master File Controls
• The Cost of Poor File Maintenance

Frauds That Can Be Encountered and Prevented
• TIN Solicitation and Avoiding Problems Commonly Encountered
• How to Deal With Verifying New Vendors and Verifying Their Information Before Setting up in System
• How to Collect Data for a Compliance and Verification Program
• How to Cleanse Data Files
• What to Do When Things Go Wrong

Best Practices for Data Files
• How to Implement Best Practices to Protect Your Master Files
• Dealing With One Time Vendors
• Data File Maintenance Programs
• Designing the Proper System for Your Organization
• Tips on Preventing Fraud and Misuse of Your Files

Importance of Segregation of Duties

Faculty
Hubert Klein, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, CVA, CFE with EisnerAmper LLP

Credits
AIPB ,CPE ,IAPP ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CFOs, controllers, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, and tax managers.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Accounting Training > Taxation

Training Course Summary: Vendor Master Files


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