Episode 13: SMBs – What a Fraud Risk Management Program Can Look Like For You

Show Notes

On today’s podcast my guest is Linda Stacey, CFE.  Linda is a Certified Fraud Examiner that was a guest blogger this week with the blog “SMBs - Why You Need a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Fraud Risk Management Program” published on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at www.debrarrichardson.com.  She is here to go into more detail on the Fraud Risk Management Program which includes the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners ACFE’s Fraud Risk Assessment and the Fraud Prevention Checkup.  Don’t miss out on the special discount and a chance to win a “Putting the AP in hAPpy” coffee mug at the end of the interview. 

Vendor Setup & Maintenance Additional Resources: 

  • Blog Post: “SMBs - Why You Need a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Fraud Risk Management Program http://bit.ly/2rZ4H1n

  • Podcast Episode 1:  http://bit.ly/2RrofdV

  • AP Certifications:

    • Accounts Payable Association (APA): www.ap-association.com

    • Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM): www.iofm.com

    • Institute of Financial Operations (IFO): www.financialops.org

  • Annual Fraud Risk Assessment: http://bit.ly/2RnibDr

  • Fraud Prevention Checkup: http://bit.ly/2RnibDr

  • NIST Cyber Security Framework:  http://bit.ly/2TvfKeA 

  • ACFE 2018 Report to the Nations:  Small Business Infographic.  http://bit.ly/2ComHXM

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Debra R. Richardson,


Debra is an accounts payable speaker, consultant, and trainer with over 20 years of experience in AP, AR, general ledger, and financial reporting for Fortune 500 companies including Verizon, General Motors and Aramark.

For the past eight years, Debra has focused on Global Vendor Maintenance, and implemented a vendor self-registration portal for 140k+ global vendors across five Accounting Systems/ERPs. In her consultancy, she focuses on internal controls and authentication to prevent fraud in the vendor master file.