Joseph Howell

Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Workiva

Joseph Howell is Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Workiva. Prior to cofounding Workiva, he served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of public and private companies. He also serves as the cofounder, organizer, and community moderator for the SEC Professionals Group.

Content by Joseph Howell:

Management review controls—are they providing the assurance you need?

Public company auditors—and their clients—continue to feel pressure from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) recent audit inspections. Find out what you need to consider as you evaluate the design and operation of your management review controls.

Essential audit skepticism for management

What impact is professional skepticism having on your process? This week our guest blogger, Thomas Ray, member of the accounting faculty at Baruch College and former Chief Auditor at the PCAOB, discusses the important role of professional skepticism in companies.

The CAQ alert: what you need to know

In December 2014, the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) issued an alert on key audit issues. Here is what you need to know and look out for.