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Risk Assessment for SOX

A sustainable process for more informed planning

Risk Assessment for SOX

Products for Risk Assessment

Workbooks

Bring teams together to work with data. Control permissions, view complete data lineage, and create one source of truth.

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Data Collection

Collect data from all sources, keeping the data connected with linking, monitoring the process with dashboards.

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Linking

Link data between workbooks, documents, and presentations. Change once, update everywhere.

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Risk Assessment: A Typical Wdesk Workflow

1

Create a planning workbook

Create a planning workbook to house data that will be linked from your risk assessment and risk control self assessment surveys. This provides a single source for evaluation of all risk inputs. Apply conditional formatting to easily identify trends and anomalies in risk data, or other important information.

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2

Build a risk assessment

Create a risk assessment section in the planning workbook to evaluate qualitative factors across financial statement line items or processes. Link to your summary section and build a visual for risk trending information.

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3

Develop a risk control self assessment

Create risk control self assessment data collection templates, leverage data validation to ensure consistent responses, and link ratings to your planning workbook.

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4

Distribute surveys

Distribute risk control self assessment templates to risk or process owners and track responses in a real-time dashboard.

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5

Aggregate and review risk assessment ratings

Through linking you can automatically aggregate risk ratings in the planning workbook. Evaluate and assess what is in scope for testing for the year.

Risk Assessment for SOX

A sustainable process for more informed planning

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