SINGAPORE, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ACL today announced that Shared Services for Charities Limited (SSC), a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides cost-effective professional services in the fields of independent review, policies and procedures documentation, and internal audit services for charities, has chosen ACL™ GRC in an effort to improve productivity. Cloud-based ACL GRC will enable SSC to streamline preparation of internal audit workpapers, implement an automatic tracking process, provide mobile access to reports, and securely archive all work.
Registered in Singapore, SSC turned to ACL to create a uniform and mobile internal auditing practice for its unique matrix of rotating auditors, many of whom serve on a volunteer basis. As a non-profit organization, SSC is motivated to do more with fewer resources. A steady increase in volume, combined with office-space constraints, has created challenges related to its use of manual processes, including spreadsheets, email, shared drives, and physical filing of workpapers.
In order to ensure data security, while allowing for a more mobile and up-to-date workflow, the organization was in search of a solution that would automate internal audit processes and modernize its overall approach. A secure, centrally accessible cloud-based audit management software solution was key to achieving these goals.
"Many of our auditors rotate in and out of different charities and are often producing reports on the go," said Lilian Tay, Executive Director of SSC. "We needed a system that would create consistent reporting among our auditors, house all documentation in one place, and provide easy access in the cloud, regardless of a volunteer’s location."
SSC strives to partner with charitable organizations to achieve better governance and organizational excellence, enabling them to focus on service delivery to their beneficiaries, while preserving the goodwill of the community.
"Charitable organizations are faced with high demands, but must meet these standards while operating within much more stringent budget constraints than many for-profit enterprises," said Ross Paul, VP of Global Operations at ACL. "ACL GRC will allow SSC to focus on continuing to provide its quality services to charities and let the technology do the heavy lifting."
To learn more about ACL GRC, visit www.acl.com/solutions/products/acl-grc/.
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