Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Pre-IPO, Novi, Michigan

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PBC Global was asked to assist the Project Management Officer of a multi-billion dollar privately-held company in the automotive industry become compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley prior to taking the company public.

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Project Requested By: Audit Committee


Procedures included:

  • Gaining an understanding of the industry and specific business practices
  • Communicating the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley with Management and Internal Audit staff
  • Assisting process owners with completing process narratives and risk control matrices
  • Completing Quality Assurance procedures over process narratives and risk control matrices for each significant process
    • Coordinating the process across several U.S. locations as well as international locations
    • Completing preliminary testing of each significant control
    • Assessing remediation needs and implementing effective control changes
  • Communicating procedures completed and project progress with external auditors to ensure they were in agreement with company approach
  • Completing each phase on-time and under budget


  • Overall risk assessment including financial statement and disclosure by account, scoping document and entity level assessment
  • Quality Assurance of process narratives and risk control matrices for each account
  • Test templates for each key control including appropriate sample size
  • Remediation reports
  • Reports summarizing the areas completed for each phase of the project

Location: Novi, Michigan - 48375

Please contact us today to discuss your Compliance: 
Patrick Brogan, President

PBC Global

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