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ACL (software company)

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Founded  1987
Headquarters  Vancouver, Canada
Type of business  Private
ACL (software company) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen991ACL
Industry  Computer software Consulting CAATTS Continuous auditing Continuous monitoring Governance, risk management, and compliance
Key people  Laurie Schultz (President and CEO) Keith Cerny (CTO) Dan Zitting (Chief Product Officer)
Products  ACL GRC, ACL Analytics Exchange, ACL Analytics, ACL Direct Link for SAP ERP, Consulting Services, Training, Support Services, Turnkey solutions for: Anti-Bribery/Anti-Corruption; T&E Expense Fraud; Purchasing Card Fraud; Audit and Financial Control

ACL Services Ltd. is a company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that provides data analytics, governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software, and consulting services in risk and audit management. Their flagship analytics products have been referred to as one of "the most widely used" data extraction tools. In September 2012, the company named Laurie Schultz its new Chief Executive Officer.


In 2016, ACL was name one of British Columbia's Top Employers and one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.

Products & Solutions

ACL data analytics is a data extraction and analysis software used for fraud detection & prevention, and risk management. By sampling large data sets, ACL data analysis software is used to find irregularities or patterns in transactions that could indicate control weaknesses or fraud.

In 2011, ACL expanded into the electronic work papers market with the acquisition of The acquisition signaled the shift by the company towards the SaaS model.

ACL offers the following solutions:

  • Audit Management - for internal audit
  • Compliance Management - for compliance & legal, accounting & finance, IT, internal audit
  • Operational Risk Management - for accounting & finance, IT, risk management, internal audit
  • Fraud Management - for compliance & legal, accounting & finance, IT, internal audit
  • ACL's products include:

  • In May 2013, ACL launched ACL GRC, a cloud-based audit workflow, risk assessment and compliance management software solution. This project and results management solution replaced ACL Workpapers. The product is available in French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German, and the software is hosted from data centers across North America, the European Union, or Asia.
  • ACL Analytics
  • Analyze risks & controls, visualize results
  • ACL Analytics Exchange
  • In September 2014, ACL released new versions of its flagship analytics software, ACL Analytics 11, and continuous monitoring solution, ACL Analytics Exchange 5. The new features of these solutions allow audit, risk management and compliance professionals to place their work in an executive context for senior management.
  • ACL Essentials
  • Assess ERP process risk with pre-built analysis apps
  • ACL Direct Link for SAP ERP & SAP CRM - Access SAP data with SAP certified connector
  • Customers

    ACL customers include:

  • 89% of Fortune 500 companies
  • 200+ government departments in 37 national governments worldwide
  • 500+ regional, state and local governments
  • References

    ACL (software company) Wikipedia

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