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Priya Sarjoo is Grant Thornton’s National Managing Principal, Risk Advisory Services. She has more than 20 years of experience in accounting, internal controls and business process improvement. She has assisted companies in multiple industries with risk assessments, risk management, operational improvements, internal controls and internal audits.
Priya has provided risk management and internal audit services including enterprise risk assessments, audit scoping, audit plan development, audit executing and reporting, to companies in a variety of industries. She has helped her clients with improving operational efficiencies, enhancing monitoring mechanisms, streamlining management reporting systems, developing and implementing internal audit functions and processes and evaluating internal controls environments.
Priya spent 2 years living and working in Hong Kong and providing co-sourced and outsourced internal audit services and process improvement services to multinational companies with operations in Hong Kong, China, Japan and Thailand.
Priya has significant experience working with Board members and Board level Corporate Governance and Audit Committees to help them improve and develop their corporate governance practices. Her work with Board Committees includes working directly with directors to implement oversight, monitoring and reporting mechanisms, implement whistle-blower programs and assist with committee self-evaluations.
Priya has also worked extensively with U.S. public companies prepare for compliance with the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Specifically, she has helped her clients use the COSO framework to assess their entity and process-level risks; implement and document internal controls; implement and test controls in corporate governance, business and financial reporting processes; and evaluate deficiencies.
Professional qualifications and memberships
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
- MBA, New York University
- BA, Fordham University
- Board Member, North Texas Food Bank
- Member, Women’s Leadership Council, The United Way of Dallas
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