AGA Hawaii Program -- October 28, 2008

Risk Management & Internal Controls

Jay Ahuja, CPA, CMA, CISA
Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Thursday, October 28 (NEW Date!)
Manoa Grand Ballroom (at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii) 2454 South Beretania Street

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Jay Ahuja, a Booz Allen Hamilton subject matter expert, will discuss these topics:

• Overview of Risk Management and the linkage to Internal Controls
• Discussion of Risk Management frameworks
• Implications of Sarbanes Oxley Act and other global initiatives
• Discussion of SOX methodology
• The journey ahead (in terms of what organizations need to do to comply with this mandatory requirements)

Biographical Summary

Jay Ahuja is a senior associate with the McLean, Virginia office of Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading consulting firm that provides a broad range of services in strategy, operations, organization and change,information technology, systems engineering, and program management. Booz Allen Hamilton has over 20,000 employees and generates annual revenue of approximately $4 billion. Mr. Ahuja obtained an accounting degree of the University of Delhi and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

He has over 24 years of experience performing and managing large engagements including financial management/accounting advisory services, internal controls over financial reporting, financial audit support,audit readiness, IT internal controls, and risk advisory services for large commercial and government organizations. Areas of expertise include: Sarbanes-Oxley related internal control reviews over financial reporting, Controllership functions (full range of accounting operations), financial management, cost accounting, Business Process Reengineering (BPR), IT controls reviews, SAS 70 reviews and regulatory compliance reviews.

As a key member of Booz Allen’s Service Offering team, Mr. Ahuja is responsible for developing intellectual capital for the firm including methodologies and training programs related to financial management, accounting operations, auditing, and internal controls. Mr. Ahuja has also authored technical publications for the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) that are available to IT Security Practitioners around the world.