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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December 2009 Editor: Erica Lash www.theiia.org/chapters/sanjose Issue: December 2009 LUNCHEON PROGRAM NDWEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 “Social Media: LUNCHEON MENU Enhance Relationships and Productivity” ND Spe ak ers: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 Steven Proctor, Senior IT Audit Manager, Intel Ronald Dinfotan, Senior Manager – Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte & Touche Moderated By: Lori Martinez, Director of Ethics and Compliance, VMware Fresh Fruit Salad AGENDA: Registration 11:30am Chinese Chicken Salad Lunch and Speaker 12:00pm Door Prizes/Adjourn 1:50pm Soba Noodle Vegetable Salad LOCATION: Biltmore Hotel, 408-988-8411 Fried Rice & Steamed Vegetables 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA (Montague Expressway @101) Teriyaki Chicken IIA Members $30 Non-members $35 Szechuan Beef Stir-Fry Students, Retirees & Unemployed $25 Vegetable Chow Mein REGISTRATION METHOD ONLINE: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=169093 Dessert and Beverages thPlease RSVP by Monday, November 30 , 2009 Page 1 of 11 AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December ...

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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter
Editor: Erica Lash
www.theiia.org/chapters/sanjose
December 2009
Issue: December 2009
LUNCHEONPROGRAMND WEDNESDAY,DECEMBER2“Social Media: LUNCHEONMENUEnhance Relationships and Productivity” NDSpeakers:WEDNESDAY,DECEMBER2Steven Proctor, Senior IT Audit Manager, Intel Ronald Dinfotan, Senior Manager – Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte & Touche Moderated By: Lori Martinez, Director of Ethics and Compliance, VMware Fresh Fruit SaladA GENDA:Registration 11:30am Chinese Chicken Salad Lunch and Speaker 12:00pm Door Prizes/Adjourn 1:50pmSoba Noodle Vegetable Salad LOCATION:  Biltmore Hotel, 408-988-8411 Fried Rice & Steamed Vegetables  2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA  (Montague Expressway @101) Teriyaki Chicken IIA Members $30 Non-members $35 Szechuan Beef Stir-Fry Students, Retirees & Unemployed $25 Vegetable Chow MeinREGISTRATION METHOD ONLINE: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=169093 Dessert and Beverages th Please RSVP by Monday, November 30 , 2009
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PRESIDENTSMESSAGEGreetings San Jose Members and Friends, Please join us for our next monthly lunch meeting on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009. Our topic will be social media – wikis, blogs, social networks, etc. These tools have changed and accelerated the way companies and individuals communicate. With these tools come new internal and external risks. Please register online athttp://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=169093by Monday, November 30th, 2009. 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, there are early bird member-only registration rates available through January 31, 2010 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 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 December 2009 ND DECEMBER2 ,2009LUNCHEON“SOCIALMEDIA:ENHANCERELATIONSHIPS ANDPRODUCTIVITYTopic Description: Social media – it’s everywhere! Please join us to learn more about how organizations are using social media – wikis, blogs, social networks, etc – to enhance customer and partner relationships and employee productivity. Steven Proctor, a Senior IT Audit Manager at Intel, and Ron Dinfotan, a Deloitte & Touche Senior Manager specializing in Information Security, will discuss the key internal and external risks associated with these collaboration technologies, related controls and risk mitigation efforts and the role of Internal Audit. Speakers: Steven Proctoris a Senior IT Audit Manager in Intel’s Internal Audit department, with worldwide responsibility for Information Technology and Intellectual Property Audit work. In his 13 years with Intel Corporation Steven has held various positions in Finance and Operational Audit. He is an British citizen, relocated with Intel to the USA in 2004, and he is currently based in Folsom, California. Prior to Intel, Steven spent 4 years as both a financial auditor and forensic accountant with Coopers & Lybrand. He is also a CIA, CISA and holds a bachelors degree in Industrial Economics from the London School of Economics. Ronald DinfotanHe hasis a Senior Manager with the Enterprise Risk Services group at Deloitte & Touche. over ten years experience in IT infrastructure, specializing in Information Security with an emphasis in vulnerability assessments. Ronald has conducted various technical security assessments and IT internal audits for various clients across multiple industries. He is also a national leader for Deloitte’s cloud computing and incident response services. Prior to Deloitte & Touche, Ronald worked in private accounting for 5 years and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Ronald is a CISM and a CISSP.
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December 2009 FACEBOOK/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. DOORPRIZEDRAWINGThe winners from the November 2009 meeting: Business Card HolderAndy WangWinePhoenix Li 1896 Silver Dollar Peter Chang Please join us at the December 2009 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
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December 2009 MEMBERSHIPMATTERSThe 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: ArunaAshokStanfordUniversityLisaR.JacksonSanLuisObispoCountyAmandaParsonsAdobeSystemsAlidaPinzonCodySmithDeloitte&ToucheLLPChristopherWildHewlettPackardNotice: 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 President Joe Cooney jcooney@juniper.net 1st VP / Programs Meghan McShannic mmcshannic@deloitte.com 2nd VP / Seminars Haoning Yang haonyang@cisco.com Secretary Wendy Roberts Wendy.Roberts@hstx.com Treasurer Karen McCoy kmccoy@equinix.com Past President Ed Pitts edwardcpitts@comcast.net Past President Princy Jain princy.jain@us.pwc.com
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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
GOVERNORS
Herzel Ashkenazi Susan Insley Wayne Masters Phil Roush Gus Shea Alisanne Gilmore-Allen Tom Austin Lynn Falbo Farah Faruqi Robin Opheim TBD Peggy Wiley
herzel.ashkenazi@xilinx.com sinsley@vmware.com wayne@wrmcpa.net pmroush@cisco.com gus.shea@intel.com agilmoreallen@yahoo.com tom_austin@amat.com lfalbo@wrcas.com ffaruqui@deloitte.com Robin.Opheim@sanjoseca.gov pbwiley@stanford.edu
COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Brian Mark Sandra Koning Robin 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 sskoning@deloitte.com 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
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Posting Date: Company Name: Location: Contact Name/Title: Contact Phone: Contact Email: URL: Position Title:
JOBPOSTINGS
December 2009
10/28/09 Montgomery Professional Services | Search & Interim Placement Services Santa Clara, CA John Small | Executive Search Consultant 408-510-7014 or 415-724-3879 (cell) jsmall@montgomerypsc.comwww.montgomerypsc.comSenior Auditor ($80-105K base, bonus, stock and full benefits) (see next page for detailed description)
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December 2009 Position Description:The position includes SOX, Corporate Audits and External Audit Support Programs. SOX: Assists and supports the organization with design, testing and assessment for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) section 404 Compliance. Corporate Audits: Participate in audits of corporate initiatives and operations assigned by management from time to time. External Audit: Perform and supervise, as needed, specific sections of external audit in support of the company's external audit work during interim and year-end audits. Primary Responsibilities: Sox 404 compliance activities, corporate audits or external audit projects. SOX 404 assessments: reviewing controls and helping in designing them, reviewing process narratives, performing walkthroughs, designing testing plans, performing tests of effectiveness, and making assessments. Monitors existing process documentation including: confirmation with process owners that the documentation is current, reviewing amended documentation for processes that have changed, and recommending improvements in internal control where needed. Uses knowledge of Sarbanes - Oxley Act of 2002, AS-5, GAAP, Oracle, Visio and/or a variety of desktop applications. Performs corporate audits and operational audits in support of corporate initiatives as assigned by management from time to time. Helps in identifying areas for corporate and operational audits using analytical techniques. Performs external audits of agreed sections in support of external auditors. Reviews audit work done by other members of the corporate audit team. Communicates audit results and prepares written documentation / reports as they relates to SOX and Corporate Audits; and disclosing all significant deficiencies and issues to management. Contributes to building inter-organizational relationship through interaction and teamwork. Promotes professional and ethical standards. Performs other audit or accounting functions as required.
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December 2009 Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. CPA Certification or equivalent is highly preferred. Proven ability to achieve results in a fast pace and dynamic environment Working technical knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standard 5, risk and controls standards and business process best practices Ability to provide creative recommendations and to work with others, to lead and affect process change and improvement Ability to effectively interact with various levels of management, including functional department managers, directors and executive management Self-motivated and self-directed; must have demonstrated ability to work well with people Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills; must be able to communicate ideas effectively and concisely with all levels of management Prior work experience with SOX compliance including the use of process maps, development of test plans/remediation plans, SOX communication tools, and compliance reporting BS/BA degree in Accounting, Business or Finance 8+ years overall experience in internal or external audit or finance, with experience in Sarbanes-Oxley preferred Big 4 experience and CPA is required; CIA, CISA or CA certification a plus High technology industry experience preferred. Companyinternational, public company based in south bay300 million Our client. a Description:(Environmental Space/High Tech/Instrument/Manufacturing) is actively looking for a strong Audit Sr.
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December 2009 Posting Date:9/29/2009 Company Name:Riverbed Technology, Inc. Location:San Francisco, CA Contact Name/Title:None provided Contact Phone:None provided Contact Email:None provided URL:www.riverbed.comPosition Title:Senior Internal Audit Manager Position Description:Effectively coordinate and assist with the SOX program, including support of the quarterly/annual SOX Section 302 and 404 certification processes Assist in the planning (annual risk assessment, materiality determination, calendar) and determination of design and operating effectiveness Provide technical assistance to functional business areas in development, refinement and documentation of internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and business process improvements. Work with business owners to update documentation and control matrices. Perform SOX testing and ensure test results are appropriately documented and communicated Communicate deficiencies, and coordinates and reports on gap remediation and process improvement status Conducts internal audits, including the design and execution of the audit program Develop formal written reports to communicate audit results to management and makes recommendations as appropriate Frequently interacts with functional peer group at all levels, including senior management and external auditors Research and stay current on new technical literature applicable to the internal control process (e.g., PCAOB guidance, SEC, etc.), emerging trends and best practices
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AudiTales – IIA San Jose Chapter December 2009 Requirements:Proven ability to achieve results in a fast pace and dynamic environment Working technical knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, PCAOB Auditing Standard 5, risk and controls standards and business process best practices Ability to provide creative recommendations and to work with others, to lead and affect process change and improvement Ability to effectively interact with various levels of management, including functional department managers, directors and executive management Self-motivated and self-directed; must have demonstrated ability to work well with people Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills; must be able to communicate ideas effectively and concisely with all levels of management Prior work experience with SOX compliance including the use of process maps, development of test plans/remediation plans, SOX communication tools, and compliance reporting BS/BA degree in Accounting, Business or Finance 8+ years overall experience in internal or external audit or finance, with experience in Sarbanes-Oxley preferred Big 4 experience and CPA is required; CIA, CISA or CA certification a plus High technology industry experience preferred. CompanyRiverbed Technology, Inc. is a San Francisco Company with excellent salary, options Description:and benefits. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V 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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