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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 Editor: Erica Lash www.theiia.org/chapters/sanjose Issue: March 2010 LUNCHEON PROGRAM RDWEDNESDAY, MARCH 3 “ERM in Practice – LUNCHEON MENU Hewlett Packard’s Journey” RD Speaker: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3 Cristina Tate, Director of Enterprise Risk Management, HP AGENDA: Registration 11:30am Green Salad Lunch and Speaker 12:00pm Door Prizes/Adjourn 1:50pm Cucumber Tomato Salad LOCATION: Corn & Black Bean Salad Biltmore Hotel, 408-988-8411 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA (Montague Expressway @101) Spanish Rice IIA Members $30 Refried Beans Non-members $35 Students, Retirees & Unemployed $25 Cancun Chicken Make-Your-Own Taco Bar REGISTRATION METHOD ONLINE: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=169093 stDessert and Beverages Please RSVP by Monday, March 1 , 2010 Page 1 of 11 AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Greetings San Jose Members and Friends, Please join us for our next monthly lunch meeting on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010. We will be joined by Hewlett-Packard’s Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Cristina Tate, who will be describing HP’s Enterprise Risk Management program. Risk management is a hot topic as Boards and ...

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March 2010
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Green Salad Cucumber Tomato Salad Corn & Black Bean Salad Spanish Rice Refried Beans Cancun Chicken Make-Your-Own Taco Bar
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Editor: Erica Lash
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LUNCHEONMENURD WEDNESDAY,MARCH3
LUNCHEONPROGRAMRD WEDNESDAY,MARCH3“ERM in Practice – Hewlett Packard’s Journey” Speaker: Cristina Tate, Director of Enterprise Risk Management, HP AGENDA:Registration 11:30am Lunch and Speaker 12:00pm Door Prizes/Adjourn 1:50pmLOCATION:  Biltmore Hotel, 408-988-8411  2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA  (Montague Expressway @101) IIA Members $30 Non-members $35 Students, Retirees & Unemployed $25 REGISTRATION METHOD ONLINE: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=169093 st Please RSVP by Monday, March 1 , 2010
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PRESIDENTSMESSAGEGreetings San Jose Members and Friends, Please join us for our next monthly lunch meeting on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010. We will be joined by Hewlett-Packard’s Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Cristina Tate, who will be describing HP’s Enterprise Risk Management program. Risk management is a hot topic as Boards and the SEC ask for more risk linkage with strategy and executive compensation. Internal Audit has the ability to leverage their risk assessment knowledge and techniques to help management put in place the processes to respond to these requests. Come hear about HP’s journey and how it may apply to your own company or clients. Please register online athttp://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=169093by Monday, March 1st, 2010. Walk-in registration may be limited by space available so pre-registration is strongly advised. The location for the 2010 IIA International Conference is Atlanta, GA on June 7 - 9, 2010. If you are interested in attending, you can register athttp://www.iia2010atl.org/registration.html. Did you miss our recent CIA Review Course and still need to study for the computer-based Certified Internal Auditor exam? The IIA offers a self-study program viathis Web siteat a $100 discount to chapter members (discounted member pricing of $745 for all parts). Please visit our chapter web sitewww.theiia-sj.orgfor the latest in chapter resources, including speaker’s presentations and materials, when available. As always, I welcome any constructive comments regarding the chapter to build on our past successes and maintain a vibrant chapter that provides value to our members. Joe Cooney President IIA San Jose Chapter jcooney@juniper.net
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 RD MARCH3 ,2010LUNCHEON“ERMINPRACTICEHEWLETTPACKARDSJOURNEYTopic Description: Enterprise Risk Management – what’s really involved in creating a functioning program? Please join us at the March meeting to learn about Hewlett Packard’s ERM journey. They’ve built an ERM program that all agree -BOD, executives and rating agencies - enhances the company’s overall governance and risk management practices. HP’s Director of ERM will discuss the challenges they’ve faced along the way and she’ll share some of the tools and processes that support their ERM program. Speaker: Cristina Tate is the Director of Enterprise Risk Management at HP. She is responsible for leading the ERM program at HP, including driving organization wide risk assessments and risk response and reporting. She was previously responsible for the Risk Management Services team which included Claims Management, global and domestic risk financing and insurance programs. Prior to joining HP, Cristina was an account executive in the commodities industry, responsible for preparing commodity pool and hedge fund financial statements. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics/Mathematics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and she is also an Associate in Risk Management (ARM).
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 SAVE-THE-DATEEVENTSIIASanFranciscoandSanJoseJointConference:“2010:EnsuringIASuccessintheNewDecade”Date:Wednesday,March24,2010Time:8:00am5:00pmLocation:Techmart,SantaClara,CARegistrationinformation:http://www.theiiasj.orgIMAPaloAltoChapterMeeting:“EssentialsofEDiscoveryandDigitalForensics”Date:Tuesday,March16,2010Time:6:15pm9:30pmLocation:DomainHotel,1085EastElCaminoReal,Sunnyvale,CAWebsite:http://www.imapaloalto.org/mmregistration.htmlIMAPaloAltoChapterTrainingWorkshop:“Excel2007Training”th th nd Dates:May8 ,15and22 ,2010Time:8:30am4:00pmLocation:TheDomainHotel,1085EastElCaminoReal,Sunnyvale,CAWebsite:http://www.imapaloalto.org/excelprogram.htmlNote:SignificantdiscountsprovidedtoIIAMembers.Refertowebsiteformoreinformation.HIGHLIGHTSFACEBOOK/TWITTERVOLUNTEERSNEEDEDThe Hawaii, Reno, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento and East Bay IIA Chapters (known as District 3) are looking for volunteers to co-administer a District 3 page on behalf of their chapter. This is a great opportunity to reach out and encourage ‘Generation Y’ to become more involved with chapters, and for members to be aware of the events/activities of different chapters. If you are interested, please contact Robert Valenciano atrvalenciano@accell-us.comfor more information. PRIOR SPEAKER: Peggy Klaus – “Branding Your Best Asset: You!” You may have seen Peggy Klaus recently at the February San Jose IIA meeting, where she facilitated her workshop,Branding Your Best Asset: You! Or you might have seen her onNightline, theToday Show, and20/20or read her advice in theWall Street Journal,Fortune,Newsweek,The New York Times,BusinessWeek, andO magazineprovides communication and leadership training programs, keynotes, and executive. Peggy coaching at leading corporations and organizations worldwide. Her newsletter is full of great workplace advice and tips on topics ranging from how to motivate employees in a recession to building your business through the referral process. You can read more about her at her website,http://www.peggyklaus.com, or click here to sign up for the newsletter:http://www.peggyklaus.com/contact.htmlPage 4 of 11
AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 DOORPRIZEDRAWINGThe winners from the February 2010 meeting: Business Card HolderUsha Patel Wine Nicole Sheets Collector Coin Wendy Roberts Please join us at the March 2010 luncheon meeting - make sure to drop your business card in the door prize drawing bowl on the registration table for your chance to win! CHANGEOFADDRESS If your name, address, title, company and/or job phone information needs to be updated, please let us know by calling Customer Service at International Headquarters (407) 830-7600.IIA San Jose Chapter’s Mailing Address: Attention: Karen McCoy, Treasurer PO Box 4962 Santa Clara, CA 95056 MEMBERSHIPMATTERSNew for Members This Year! Visit the re-designed IIA website @www.theiia.orgAn opportunity to earn valuable CPEs through complimentary member-only webinars andInternal Auditormagazine quizzes, as well as access to webinar archives and presentations. A new member print publication calledIIA Todaythat will keep you informed about internal audit news and what’s happening at The IIA in guidance, research, and professional development. access to new practice advisories and practice guides on topics such as corporate social responsibility, ITFree governance, and assessing risk management, as well as a new series of GTAG webinars. Lower pricing on world-class conferences and seminars around the country. Continued advocacy to elevate the profession among regulators, standard-setting bodies, the media and other key stakeholders who influence the future of internal auditing. The January launch of a cleaner, simplified, and more content-rich IIA Web site home page, giving you the most timely and relevant information in an easy-to-navigate format. Full implementation of the Audit Executive Center, serving the multi-faceted needs of chief audit executives. A “member gift” program that provides deep discounts on IIA services and complimentary products on a quarterly basis. Continuation of special member discounts from such companies as GEICO and Omni Hotels. Live customer service chat capability on The IIA’s Web site to easily answer questions and resolve your issues.
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 The San Jose Chapter's Member Directory (2009) has been posted in the "Members Only/Member Library" section of our chapter's web site. Please maintain accurate information by logging on to the IIA's home web site and Updating your Profile. Welcome to our new and returning members: HetalLuharRobertHalfInternationalIncJayaramanSwaminathanDavidWilloughbyPMCSierraNotice: IIA Bridge Membership Program for Unemployed Members in the U.S. IIA members in the U.S. who are unemployed due to the current economic environment and are actively seeking employment may apply to The IIA Bridge Membership Program. Program components are: One-time, one-year complimentary individual membership, and Online access only to Internal Auditor Magazine. To qualify for Bridge Membership, you must be an active member of The IIA for the past two or more years and actively seeking employment. To take advantage of this opportunity, you will need to download the application form and submit a written request certifying you are unemployed and meet the qualifications of the program. All documents and any questions about this program should be sent to: membershipdevelopment@theiia.org-include your current IIA member number. CHAPTERLEADERSHIPOFFICERS PresidentJoe Cooney jcooney@juniper.net 1st VP / Programsmmcshannic@deloitte.comMeghan McShannic 2nd VP / Seminarssskoning@deloitte.comSandra Koning SecretaryWendy Roberts wendy.roberts@aviatnet.com TreasurerKaren McCoy kjmccoy@sbcglobal.net Past Presidentedwardcpitts@comcast.netEd Pitts Past PresidentPrincy Jain princy.jain@us.pwc.com GOVERNORS1 Herzel Ashkenazi herzel.ashkenazi@xilinx.com 2 Susan Insley sinsley@vmware.com 3 Wayne Masters wayne@wrmcpa.net 4 Phil Roush pmroush@cisco.com 5 Gus Shea gus.shea@intel.com 6 Alisanne Gilmore-Allen agilmoreallen@yahoo.com 7 Tom Austin tom_austin@amat.com Page 6 of 11
AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter 8 Lynn Falbo 9 Farah Faruqi 10 Robin Opheim 11 TBD 12 Peggy Wiley
Meeting Registrar Seminars Editor, Historian Program Evaluations Awards and Prizes Hospitality Academic Relations Audit AuditTales Editor Membership Speakers Bureau CPDs Webmaster Meeting Attendance CIA Member Survey
lfalbo@wrcas.com ffaruqui@deloitte.com Robin.Opheim@sanjoseca.gov pbwiley@stanford.edu
COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Brian Mark TBDRobin Opheim Robert Valenciano Robert Valenciano Robin Opheim Lynn Falbo TBDErica Lash Tonia Bloom TBDElvin Lee Andy Wang Brian Mark Claire Gao Robert Valenciano
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Brian.Mark@iad.sccgov.org Robin.Opheim@sanjoseca.gov rvalenciano@accell-us.com rvalenciano@accell-us.com Robin.Opheim@sanjoseca.gov lfalbo@wrcas.com erica.lash@demandtec.com tjbloom@pacbell.net ejlee@epri.com utaw04@gmail.com Brian.Mark@iad.sccgov.org clgao@deloitte.com rvalenciano@accell-us.com
AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 JOBPOSTINGSKLATencor Corporation Senior Auditor POSTINGDATE: 01/07/10 COMPANYNAME:KLA-Tencor Corporation LOCATION:Not provided CONTACTNot provided NAME/TITLE: CONTACTPHONE:Not provided CONTACTEMAIL:Not provided URL:www.kla-tencor.comPOSITIONTITLE:Senior Auditor POSITION(a) Supporting the development of annual business risk and fraud risk assessments; DESCRIPTION:(b) Supporting the development of the annual internal audit plan and rolling 3-year audit strategy; (c) Designing audit programs; (d) Conducting and documenting audits of key internal controls (SOx 404); (e) Conducting and documenting audits of key operational processes, controls and results; (f) Conducting and documenting fraud-detection and forensic audits; (g) Preparing and presenting internal audit reports to management; and (h) Working with divisional and functional management to develop and implement practical solutions to address audit findings. REQUIREMENTS :Candidate must have BS/BA degree in Accounting or Finance CIA / CISA / CPA preferred Candidate must have 2-4 years audit experience. Experience with the Big 4 audit firms or in similar internal audit roles in large organizations preferred Good communications / interviewing skills a must Candidate must be a self-starter and be objective and work independently COMPANYKLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC), a leading provider of process control DESCRIPTION:and yield management solutions, partners with customers around the world to develop state-of-the-art inspection and metrology technologies. These technologies serve the semiconductor, data storage, compound semiconductor, photovoltaic, and other related nanoelectronics industries. With a portfolio of industry-standard products and a team of world-class engineers and scientists, the company has created superior solutions for its customers for over 30 years. Headquartered in Milpitas, California, KLA-Tencor has dedicated customer operations and service centers around the world.
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter SanDisk IT Audit Mana er POSTINGDATE: 01/06/10 COMPANYNAME:SanDisk Corporation LOCATION:US-Milpitas CONTACTNot provided NAME/TITLE:
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Not provided Not provided http://sandisk.com/AutoReqID: 5846 IT Audit Manager The individual will be responsible for managing SOX compliance audits covering both general computer controls and application controls and performing testing. This position will be involved in IT risk assessment and plan review activities. In this position, the individual will be responsible for being a leader in our SAP implementation (e.g., pre and post implementation reviews, data conversion reviews, security scans, functional and technical design reviews) and for the GRC module including Sarbanes Oxley requirements throughout the project. This position is responsible for executing and completing integrated audit fieldwork according to the established schedule, recommending internal control improvements and preparation of audit work papers as well as documenting audit results. The individual needs to understand US GAAP, COSO, COBIT standards, principles of internal controls, is familiar with SOX 404 guidelines, and can execute independent reviews according to established timetables and requirements. The individual must be a team player, have a positive “can do” attitude, the willingness to learn new concepts in a fast paced change driven environment, be a self starter, and accept responsibility to meet and or exceed deadlines. This position requires a BA/BS degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field an MBA a plus. CISA, CPA or CISSP is highly desirable. This position requires a minimum of 8+ years of IT audit experience including Big 4 IT audit and management experience. This position requires strong oral and written communication skills in English. International travels are required. SanDisk offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. SanDisk is an equal opportunity.
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 SanDiskSenior Internal Auditor POSTINGDATE: 01/06/10 COMPANYNAME:SanDisk Corporation LOCATION:US-Milpitas CONTACTNot provided NAME/TITLE: CONTACTPHONE:Not provided CONTACTEMAIL:Not provided URL:http://sandisk.com/AutoReqID: 5847 POSITIONTITLE:Senior Internal Auditor POSITIONThe individual will be responsible for performing 404 financial, operational, system DESCRIPTION:and process audits of the Company’s business units, regional subsidiaries and outsourced operations to review and assess the adequacy and application of internal controls through company wide operations. This position is responsible for executing and completing audit fieldwork according to the established schedule, recommending internal control improvements that may include operational enhancements or efficiencies, and the preparation of audit work papers as well as documenting audit results in manner that reflects the highest professional standards and complies with the guidelines of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). The individual needs to understand US GAAP, COSO principles of internal control, familiar with SOX 404 guidelines, and can execute independent reviews according to established timetables and requirements. The individual must be a team player, have a positive “can do” attitude, the willingness to learn new concepts in a fast paced change driven environment, be a self starter, accept responsibility to meet and or exceed deadlines and maintain a current knowledge base of accounting and audit industry practices and to ensure best practices are always considered. The individual must have the ability to positively interact with management at all levels. REQUIREMENTS:This position requires a BA/BS degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance with a minimum of 5+ years accounting or audit experience. Big 4 experience is highly preferred. CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, or Chartered accountancy is desirable. This position requires strong oral and written communication skills. International travels are required. COMPANYSanDisk offers a highly competitive compensation package and great benefits. DESCRIPTION:SanDisk is an equal opportunity.
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter March 2010 CHAN Healthcare Auditors Audit Mana er POSTINGDATE: 01/05/10 COMPANYNAME:CHAN Healthcare Auditors LOCATION:San Jose, CA CONTACTNone provided NAME/TITLE: CONTACTPHONE:None provided CONTACTEMAIL:recruiter@chanllc.comURL:www.chanllc.comPOSITIONTITLE:Audit Manager POSITIONBecause of our growth and evolution, we are looking for a truly exceptional and DESCRIPTION:experiencedAudit ManagerinSan Jose, CA,as well as in a number of cities throughout our 38-state region,who is self-motivated and ready for a unique challenge. In these positions, our Managers work autonomously on-site with senior hospital staff, including the CEO, CFO and Governance, to identify and evaluate risk, as well as develop and execute the internal audit function.
EQUIREME RNTS:A Bachelor’s degree in a related concentration A minimum of 7 years of audit and healthcare finance experience IT Audit experience is a bonus The demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with people at all levels A professional certification is preferred COMPANYHeadquartered in St. Louis, MO, CHAN Healthcare Auditors is a different kind of DESCRIPTION:audit firm. We are the first and only company focused exclusively on providing internal audit services to the healthcare industry. We are the leaders in our field. And we are growing! ALL JOB POSTINGS, ANNOUNCEMENTS AND FLYERS ARE FREE OF CHARGE FOR INTERNAL AUDIT AND COMPLIANCE RELATED JOB POSTINGS PLEASE CONTACT erica.lash@demandtec.com SHOULD YOU BE INTERESTED. THANK YOU!
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