How to strengthen your internal controls

Internal controls are a system of policies and procedures organizations put in place to protect assets and improve operating efficiency. Effective internal controls are critical to accurate financial reporting. A solid system of controls can help prevent, detect and correct financial misstatements due to errors and fraud. Internal and external risk factors evolve over time. […]

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Hit or miss: Is your working capital on-target?

Working capital equals the difference between current assets and current liabilities. Organizations need a certain amount of working capital to run their operations smoothly. The optimal (or “target”) amount of working capital depends on the nature of operations and the industry. Inefficient working capital management can hinder growth and performance. Benchmarks The term “liquidity” refers […]

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DON’T ASSUME YOUR PROFITABLE COMPANY HAS STRONG CASH FLOW

Most of us are taught from a young age never to assume anything. Why? Well, because when you assume, you make an … you probably know how the rest of the expression goes. A dangerous assumption that many business owners make is that, if their companies are profitable, their cash flow must also be strong. […]

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HLG joins IR as the exclusive Audit & Assurance Services Member in Netherlands

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Gerard de Gooijer MSc RA of HLG. Gerard has joined IR as our exclusive Audit & Assurance Services Member in Netherlands. Gerard started in the accounting business in 2000 and obtained his Master in Accountancy at NIVRA-Nyenrode in Breukelen in 2006. He has […]

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Jacob Arthur Accounting Services joins IR as the exclusive Tax (Accountants), Audit & Assurance Services and Accounting Services Member in Ghana

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Yaw Bamfo-Debrah of Jacob Arthur Accounting Services. Mr. Bamfo-Debrah has joined IR as our exclusive Tax (Accountants), Audit & Assurance Services and Accounting Services Member in Ghana. Mr. Bamfo-Debrah has considerable experience in accounting, taxation, finance, auditing, management and Information Systems […]

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Dimitrios Mandilaras participates in the IR Global Guide – The Middle East & North Africa: A dynamic region for inward & outward investment

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is a hugely diverse cultural and geographical mix that stretches from Morocco in northwest Africa to Iran in Southwest Asia. The region is home to a range of economies with vastly different levels of openness to international trade and investment. But with the […]

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Amável Calhau & Associados, SROC, Lda. joins IR as the exclusive Audit & Assurance Services Member in Portugal

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Amavel Calhau of Amável Calhau & Associados, SROC, Lda. Amavel has joined IR as our exclusive Audit & Assurance Services member in Portugal. The company Amável Calhau & Associados, SROC, Lda is registered in the list of statutory auditors’ companies of […]

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Grupo Work joins IR as the exclusive Audit & Assurance Services Member in Brazil

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Seres Baum of Grupo Work. Seres has joined IR as our exclusive Audit & Assurance Services member in Brazil. Grupo Work is a group of companies specializing in professional and technical services that combine skills in the fields of audit, actuarial, […]

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