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Ten Things That Should Trigger an Internal Controls Review


Learn why internal controls must be evaluated on a routine basis.

Do you know the last time that your company did an internal controls review? Regrettably for some companies, it takes an audit that discovers a material weakness or critical deficiency in its internal controls before they take action. At that point it can be too late. This white paper reviews ten signs that the present state of your company’s internal controls is no longer adequate.



John P. Bennecke

John P. Bennecke

Baker Tilly US, LLP

  • Partner – National Leader Tax Evolution and Automation and Team Leader IL Manufacturing and Distribution of Bakertilly
  • Leads the Tax Evolution and Automation T.E.A. (nationally) and is the Team Leader for IL Manufacturing and Distribution ( Audit & Tax ), in addition to his leadership responsibilities he manages tax compliance and consulting for large and mid-size multinational corporate entities, comprised of both public companies and privately held organizations; in this role he provides services in the following specialty service offerings; Accounting for Income Taxes (ASC740), Tax Optimization and Automation, and Tax Internal Controls Design
  • Frequently sought-after speaker; he has most recently spoken for Tax Executives Institute T.E.I, Thomson Reuters Synergy 2023 National Users Conference, University of South Florida USF, and the IL and MI CPA associations
  • Before joining Bakertilly, he served as the Managing Partner of True Partners, LLC Chicago office and national leader of Tax Process and Control Advisory Services he has over 30 years of experience which includes Big 4 / 5 ( Arthur Andersen and Deloitte ), prior to being one of the founding team members of True Partners Consulting
  • Belongs to AICPA ( Tax Section Member ), IL CPA Society ( Firm Member ), The City Club of Chicago, the Chicago Tax Club
  • Has served on the Board of Directors and as the Treasurer of Cara Collective a nationally recognized Chicago based not-for-profit that provides job placement and educational training for Chicago’s homeless and adults in transition
  • B.S. degree, DePaul University; Master of Jurisprudence in Business Law, Loyola University’s Law School and Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

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