Business Risk Services

Every company faces strategic, operational, financial and technological challenges. Thus, we offer business risk services which help a company anticipate potential risks, be ready to combat those risks and then mitigate those risks.This ensures smooth and better company performance.

Our professionals deliver objective solutions which will help you strengthen internal controls. It also increases operational efficiency. The business risk services we offer are structured under the following areas:

Business Process Risk Management

Risk profiling, risk polarization, analysis and management of threat, systems assessment, process and control evaluation, risk assurance (including internal audit services), business continuity planning (including disaster recovery) and corporate governance.

Identify Business Risk and Issues

Our team will work with your operational and financial management to jointly assess the environment in which you operate. This provides a structured and industry-specific means of identifying key issues and areas of strategic focus for the business and will be a basis for identifying immediate and longer-term risks.

Decision Support

Ensuring integrity of information, developing decision rules, structuring management information flows and instituting systems that provide decision makers with early warning signals.

Performance Management

Improving delivery and vendor management, optimising supply chain management, rationalising inventory management & achieving cost reductions.

Activity based and unit based costing - Enabling a comprehensive & systematic basis to price for products and services.

Review Of Controls & Procedures

Our control reviews are created and implemented to address management objectives ranging from business process to application and technology infrastructure controls. We provide wide range of services regarding Controls & Procedures which includes:

  • Review of Physical & Logical Access Controls
  • Review of Operating System Controls
  • Review of Application Systems Controls
  • Review of Database Controls
  • Review of Network Management
  • Review of Maintenance
  • Review of Business through Internet
  • Review of 'Application Support' and 'System Maintenance' Processes
  • Review & Framing of 'Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plans'
  • Review of IS Environment
  • Application Security & Installation Controls
  • Risk Assessment & Suggestions

We recognize the challenge faced by entities in allocating limited resources to develop an Accounting Procedures Manual. In response, we have created a service that allows an organization to outsource this task. We assist in updating or compiling new documentation of the sequence and details of key accounting function procedures. To improve your financial accounting and keep you abreast of new developments in corporate reporting, our experienced professionals will provide you with a combination of technical advice, support tools, and training of in-house accounting staff. Whether it is a full service accounting and book-keeping plan or quarterly updates and financial statement preparation, we provide accurate and timely services that include:

  • Outsourcing of complete accounting job.
  • Handling and maintaining Payroll accounting.
  • Handling and maintaining Receivable/Payable reconciliations.
  • Assisting in bank reconciliation.
  • Assisting in finalisation of financial statements.
  • Online access and timely reporting via Internet/E-mails.
  • Monitor performance against established procedures.
  • Help ensure policies and procedures are consistently applied.
  • Improve efficiency in training employees during periods of transition.
  • Update procedural changes by reorganization or the implementation of a new information system.

Sarbanes-oxley Readiness Assistance

One of the most significant requirements in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is the responsibility of the board and management to evaluate and report on the effectiveness of internal controls.

Compliance with the internal control and corporate governance standards of Sarbanes-Oxley is not easy. MAS risk-based Controls Analysis Service can help ensure that your board and management implement a lasting and effective enterprise-wide risk management strategy, while also meeting the control requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley.

  • SAS-70 Internal Controls
  • SAS 70 Compliance Services

We have a credible experience of providing SAS 70 services to large multinational companies. Our SAS 70 service delivery teams have backgrounds that combine IT knowledge with internal controls assessments skills. Further, our IT & ITES experience enables us to apply a focused industry perspective to your SAS 70 engagement and to provide you with current value ideas and strong best practices. Our SAS 70 services have not only helped our clients assure their user organisations of the controls put in place but also resulted in:

  • Improved risk management and control
  • Reduced audit requirements and costs, and
  • Increased customer acquisition and retention.

It Security Reviews

Depending on your needs, we can evaluate:

  • Physical Security
  • Access and operating systems security
  • Computer Usage Policies
  • Firewall Configuration
  • System Backup and Recovery
  • Security Enforcement and Monitoring
  • Training and Communication
  • ntrusion Detection and Incident Response.

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