Effective decision-making is a foundational component and core success factor in building a profitable, sustainable business. Accurate, complete, timely, and reliable data is critical in decision-making processes for organizational management teams and other key internal and external stakeholders. Sound internal controls are a MUST to provide the assurance necessary for placing maximum reliance on accounting and operational data used in decision-making processes. Consideration of fraud and establishing strong risk management processes and controls to deter, limit, and detect fraud timely is essential in designing and maintaining effective accounting processes and data quality, critical for decision-making processes.
Jim Hallinan, CPA, CIA, CFSA, CBA is a growth opportunity oriented (GO2) independent business/ organizational partnering consultant and inspirational writer/ speaker. Jim has over 30 years of combined corporate and independent experience, focused on providing proactive guidance, assessments, and support to organizations in their efforts to strengthen governance, risk management, internal control, and audit programs and processes. Jim has been a speaker at various in-house, professional/ organization and client conferences and training events, and continues to develop/ update, expand and deliver an array of transformational personal/ professional and organizational development/ training programs. Jim’s life / work mission is dedicated: To help enlighten (‘bring forth the light from within’), inspire, empower, and support people from all walks and stages of life, and teams/ groups/ organizations of all types and sizes, in their quests to: create significant, positive, sustainable change; tap more fully into/ unleash their inner genius, infinite creativity, and unlimited potential; and experience ever increasing levels of growth, fulfillment, and success!