Building internal control as a tool adding value to operational processes
  • Accounting standards and methods files - Know how to prepare accounting standards and methods, carry out prospective studies and proceeding with analysis impact assessments.
  • Audit and control - Auditing consolidated accounts under IFRS and French GAAP. Performing a quality audit. Auditing Internal Control
  • Compliance and regulatory frameworks - Know regulatory, financial, risk and ethical frameworks (Sarbanes-Oxley system, AMF and SEC regulations, etc.).
  • Financial risks: counterparty, liquidity, interest rates, exchange rates, marketable securities - Analysis, valuation, risk mapping and hedging strategy: - Counterparty risk: financial analysis and control of rating practices (internal, external) - Liquidity risk: ALM and group cash flow forecast - Interest rate risk: fixed and floating rate debt, bond issues - Foreign exchange risk: exports, imports, hedging, forward - Securities risk: dividends, acquisition and disposal of securities, trading room - Project & investment related risk Managing the identification and valuation of financial and non-financial risks
  • Internal Control - Know and implement internal control policies and the associated control system. Know how to implement internal controls. Key internal control processes and concepts (COSO, segregation of duties, delegation, etc.).
  • Operational flows and processes -

Target audience

- Auditeurs internes
- Chartered Accountants, Statutory Auditors
- Consolidation and Accounting Directors
- Financial managers

1 day


this training requires knowledge of the principles of internal control, which may be acquired by having attended « Internal control: from compliance to operational efficiency »


– Know how to implement an internal control improvement process to drive increased operational efficiency
– Be able to start a practical process to use internal control as a business partner in the company

Detailed content

> Reminders

– Definition, objectives and challenges of internal control
– The main models and tools

> Identifying stakeholders and their roles in the company

– The role of the management team
– The role of the internal control head
– The organization of an internal control team
– Internal audit and internal control
– External auditors

> Building and assessing the added-value of internal control

– Construction and evolution of the internal control framework
– Identifying major risks
– The framework of operational guidance to control risks and business processes
– The marketing of internal control
– Internal control assessment methods
– Testing and auditing

> Elements of a personal action plan

Why should you attend?

Even when you know the basic principles of internal control, setting up an internal control system remains difficult.
Operationally oriented, with real-life cases, this training will help you to kick-start your internal control projects.

Training and Assessment Methods

The training is based on a theoretical presentation and multiple cases studies drawn from current situations. A final quiz is proposed to validate knowledge acquisition.
Assessment questionnaire.
A training certificate is delivered at the end of the session.

The trainer is available via email to answer any follow-up questions participants may have.


1020 € Excl. VAT – 1 224 € Incl. VAT



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Jonathan C.