Steve Hanson VIP
  • 25 years of industry and client service experience
    in internal audit, accounting, risk management and process improvement.
  • Strategic collaborator
    that creates customized solutions to meet stakeholders’ needs.
  • Up to 20% cost savings
    through human capital, system, processes and controls optimization.
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COMPANIES SERVED

kosmos energy
meeks
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waterlogic

AREAS OF FOCUS

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interim management solutions
accounting consulting

ROLES

  • Responsible for Developing IA Plan and Oversight of SOX Program

  • Developed SOX Integration Playbook for Acquired Companies

  • Provided Control Assessment Guidance on Newly Implemented Accounting Standards
  • Created Internal Audit Function

  • Implemented SOX Program as part of IPO Readiness

  • Developed the Enterprise Risk Assessment

  • Oversaw Operational, Financial and Fraud Audits
  • SOX Program Assessment, Design & Implementation

  • Enterprise Risk Assessment

  • Process Improvement

PROJECTS

  • Acquisitions Consulting – Integration Playbook development

  • Accounting Consulting – Process documentation & process improvement
  • Internal Audit & Controls – Led several teams in the implementation of the companies’ SOX programs, meeting compliance requirements with no material weaknesses
  • Internal Audit & Controls – Conducted external quality assessment, resulting in increased credibility to the internal audit function

  • Internal Audit & Controls – Trained & prepared the company for their first external quality assessment review, resulting in better awareness & readiness for upcoming assessments
  • Risk Management – Conducted enterprise risk assessment used to develop internal audit plan that focuses on key risk activities
  • Process Improvement – Implemented new process to ensure compliance with the company’s revenue recognition policy
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  • Internal Audit & Controls – Assessed and redesigned SOX program, resulting in improvements to the overall effectiveness & efficiency of the program