This survey offers insights into the practice of external auditors requesting member companies perform annual reviews of all SAP user roles, such as reviewing each role and determining whether the user permissions (including Transaction Codes, Authorization Objects and Activities) are appropriate
The vast majority of respondents have set up teams reviewing the impact of tariffs. The departments taking the lead to communicate and report are procurement and finance, legal, trade compliance, and purchasing/logistics.
In the first quarter of 2018, MAPI conducted a survey of the CFO and Financial councils to determine member progress on preparing for the implementation of the new leasing standard, ASC 842. We relaunched a similar survey in the 3rd quarter of 2018 and have some insights to share.