Kirk is a Principal of Rehmann’s Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley Consulting services within Enterprise Risk Management. He is based in our Jackson office location.
Kirk's Internal Auditing career began in 1976 and has included leading internal control risk assessments for financial, operational, or compliance areas. His most recent client work includes Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, risk assessment, internal controls consulting, contract compliance, internal audit, and external quality assessment work in the higher education, insurance, manufacturing, healthcare, and financial institution industries. Kirk is very experienced with using the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) Internal Control-Integrated Framework to help Securities and Exchange Commission clients and other organizations assess and enhance their internal control systems. He is also very experienced with the Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT) Framework to help clients assess and enhance their information technology controls. Kirk's work focuses on key business risks and often results in cost savings and cash recovery opportunities for his clients.
Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Kirk was a team leader for Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (internal controls over financial reporting) project deliverables at an eight billion dollar combination gas and electric utility company. He also performed operational, contract, financial, information systems, joint venture, and international auditing for the utility.
Kirk is a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner and has achieved Accreditation in Internal Quality Assessment Validation as established by The Institute of Internal Auditors.