Organizations hold vast amounts of data spread across financial systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, procurement systems and other areas. The potential for problems is always present. Inadequate controls and system deficiencies often lead to inefficient transactions, which can ultimately result in increased costs and lost opportunities.
As well, complex systems provide endless hiding places for suspicious transactions. Fraudsters are creative: the human mind is inventive, devious and adaptable, particularly when there’s money involved. Detection is a challenge: Even if you have good reason to suspect something, finding evidence requires intelligent methods of detection. The target is always moving: With corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and systems changes, gaps can appear virtually overnight. Compliance is getting harder to achieve and manage. Regulations are more stringent than ever.
With our experience of conducting hundreds of system reviews, we realize that they can be complex and high pressured. We know that off-the-shelf technology is not always capable of taking into account industry factors critical to reduce inefficiencies, errors and false positives. Even companies that have the technology and expertise often don’t want to run these complex analyses on live systems as they can pose potential risks if performed by inexperienced staff.
This is why engaging PwC is the right choice. We have developed sophisticated routines to unlock the information held within, and help clients to:
We can help you determine which data to extract, then:
Contact William Platt for more information.