Internal Audit

Internal Audit has become a critical tool for change and it needs to proactively demonstrate its value as a focal point in risk management. Outsourcing or co-sourcing internal audit helps an organization attain flexibility and reduce costs by complementing existing personnel, providing access to variable skill sets, and optimizing the internal audit function based on the organization’s risk profile.

It is necessary to have a cutting edge internal audit approach combined with the latest in technology resulting in a focused, relevant and agile strategy. The goal is to provide the confidence to move quickly and decisively.

AC Lordi provides outsourcing and co-sourcing internal audit services to companies that do not have sufficient internal audit capabilities or want the flexibility of outside resources, technology, and methodology. We work with your management team and audit committee to develop or maintain an effective internal audit function while enhancing the overall quality of your corporate governance using less time and fewer resources than if managed internally. AC Lordi’s staff, best practice methodologies, and tools are set to achieve regulatory compliance and improve internal control processes, while creating a benchmark for excellence and your success.

Some of the Many Ways Our Internal Audit Services Can Benefit You

  • Industry credibility and experience in the field
  • Managing and shaping internal audit based on risk
  • Ability to interact with our clients at the highest levels of the company
  • Participating as a business partner while managing the discipline
  • Comprehensive and forward looking business risk assessments
  • Providing value-add to internal audits

Ways AC Lordi can help:

  • Establishment of Internal Audit Function – Governance and Planning
  • Internal Audit Outsourcing and Co-sourcing
  • Internal Control Reviews and Assessments
  • Business Risk Assessments and Enterprise Risk Management
  • Process Improvement and Operational Efficiency
  • Antifraud and Forensic Accounting/Auditing

AC Lordi’s Internal Audit consulting team has extensive and diverse experience spanning decades. We have developed best in class internal audit functions for virtually every type, size and complexity of company. As a value add our teams work to develop process improvements and effective top to bottom strategies.


Meet Our Experts

Bill Dawson, CPA

Principal, Risk & Compliance

Bill is a financial executive with diverse accounting and reporting, tax, audit and business consulting experience with public and privately held domestic and multinational corporations. He served as VP of Internal Audit, and later as the VP of Corporate Income Tax for a $2+ billion specialty apparel retailer. He also has 18+ years of Big 4 experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers, including as an Audit Partner managing a portfolio of public and privately held consumer product, chemical manufacturing, aerospace and retail clients. Bill is a graduate of Villanova University with a BS in Accounting.

Phone: 610-455-2073

Jeff Flynn, CPA

Principal, Risk & Compliance

Jeff plans global and single site Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance efforts, ensuring proper scope for cost effective compliance and coordinating with management, audit committees, and external auditors. He co-developed the firm’s proprietary SOX methodology and has led initial implementation efforts and control optimization efforts for 70+ clients. He has implemented Internal Audit functions, has led Quality Assessment Reviews, and plans, manages, executes, and reports on financial due diligence efforts. Jeff is a former Audit Manager with Deloitte, and is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University with a B.S. in Accounting.

Phone: 610-738-0100 x181

Joe Casey, CPA, CFE

Director, Risk & Compliance

Joe provides companies with forensic accounting and investigatory, fraud prevention, due diligence, internal auditing, accounting and financial management and SOX compliance services. He has managed or assisted with numerous asset misappropriation, financial statement fraud and corruption investigations, and provided forensic accounting and consulting services in other financial disputes. Joe is a former Manager from Deloitte & Touche with over 15 years of experience and holds a BS from the University of Maryland and an MBA from Temple University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Phone: 610-738-0100 x183