We tailor every audit to our clients’ requirements; however we have a four phase fundamental process that normally meets our clients’ needs and creates an efficient unobtrusive audit so you can focus on your business and we can focus on your compliance.
Scope (Phase 1): Not every SSAE 16 audit has the same requirements; each company can vary depending on the type of services they perform for their customers. We have years of experience working with just about every industry and work with our clients to ensure that we cover the appropriate scope to ensure your customers’ needs are satisfied. The scoping phase of our audit is normally covered during our initial quoting process, but we offer to have a formal meeting with all of our clients to ensure we are on the same page.
Plan (Phase 2): we offer two options for the planning phase of your audit.
Fieldwork (Phase 3): Our auditors have a minimum of five years of experience with the big 4, large consulting firms and smaller boutique firms that specialize in SSAE 16 audits. Due to this we are efficient and understand what is required for each audit. Don’t worry, you don’t have to train our auditors, we are qualified at what we sell.
Report (Phase 4): Your SSAE 16 audit report is essentially what you pay us for, therefore we make sure that we produce well-written, well-defined reports that are focused on providing your customers with everything they need from a third party assurance prospective. We take pride in delivering quality and timely reports and stand behind everything we issue.
Project Timeline for the Four Phase Audit