Spotlight on ACL Direct Link

2012-04-01

Manage Controls and Gain Easier Access to SAP Data

Systems don’t control themselves. If you have SAP ERP, do you know which controls are on and which are working? Are you able to access the data to conduct more comprehensive data analysis for your audit?

ACL’s Customer Solutions Director Steve Biskie, author of Surviving an SAP Audit, details some of the challenges around managing internal controls within SAP and how secure, direct and automated access to the data can guarantee efficient and accurate reporting of audit results to management and reduce overall risk.

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Customers around the globe are realising the benefits of ACL Direct Link:

  • Direct, seamless and easy access to virtually any SAP ERP data to retrieve records in a secure manner
  • Formatted SAP data for analysis with ACL software
  • Less reliance on IT resources by having the independence and flexibility to select and extract SAP ERP data
  • Interfacing with SAP text translation tables to eliminate the need to learn German abbreviations used for SAP table & field names
  • Ability to create scripts to allow for full analytic automation from extraction to results

“Fraud prevention and detection is an ongoing focus. ACL Direct Link collects data from SAP overnight and the results of the tests including ‘high probability exceptions’ are delivered to some 70-end users, broadening and deepening our Continuous Monitoring strategy.”

Glen Laslett, FCA, CIA, CCSA, CISA, Group Audit Manager, Metcash Limited

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