Business systems, whether automated or not, often forget to give importance and thought to the very department that is responsible for the financing of the systems: accounting.
I know from experience that we are upon the most challenging period in an accountant’s work life… tax time. This is the time when accountant’s can be found in the dark, cavernous holes — crunching numbers; doing their best to successfully make it through another fiscal year’s accounting.
You know there are no controls, really, but you just hope that’s not a problem and your company doesn’t get hit with a massive fine or a nastygram from the Internal Revenue Service.
So it is with celebration that we share this article from Accounting Today, bringing good tidings to the often thankless job of accounting.
With compliance-as-code, IT auditing resembles reliable and repeatable processes in finance like ERP systems, and turn error-prone manual processes into predictable, push-button workflows.