Compliance Managment is the process of maintaining effective and efficient internal controls within an organization to meet regulatory requirements. This entails ensuring that all employees are trained in compliance, that the procedures of the company’s various systems and policies are consistently observed and followed, and that all recordkeeping and accounting activities are recorded for regulatory purposes. Compliance management is achieved by conducting regular audits of the organizational operations and educating management on the implementation and maintenance of internal controls.
In this audit process, the scope of responsibility is made clear to management, and methods for achieving compliance with applicable laws, both federal and regional, are reviewed. In general, the main objectives of such an audit are to detect areas of weaknesses that could adversely affect the overall effectiveness of the company, its financial condition, and the services or products supplied. Such an audit may be conducted periodically, either continuously or at specific intervals, to review and assess the management’s progress to achieve and maintain full compliance with applicable laws.