Internal Audit Leadership &
Risk Management Advisory
Internal Controls Expertise – At the Right PriceDANIEL GAFFNEY & ASSOCIATES, LLC advises businesses that want to improve internal controls and enterprise risk management without the cost of engaging a large accounting firm. We offer world-class internal controls expertise, internal audit experience, regulatory compliance advisory and enterprise risk management services to small, mid-sized, and fast-growing companies at a fraction of the cost of Big 4 and second-tier consulting firms.
Established by Daniel Gaffney, who has spent his career as a consultant and internal controls expert with Big 4 and large accounting firms including KPMG, Crowe Horwath, and Grant Thornton, Daniel Gaffney & Associates has experience across a range of industries, including financial services and insurance, manufacturing and distribution, pharmaceuticals and health services, information technology, commercial real estate, business and professional services, and higher education. We provide:
Internal Audit Leadership and Advisory:We help management to define the role and objectives of the IA function
Enterprise Risk Assessment and Management:We help management assess risk and meet the needs of the Audit Committee, key stakeholders, and regulators, and design programs and strategies to mitigate financial, operational, and compliance risks
Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Controls and Compliance:We advise on developing or improving internal controls and recommend risk management programs to support management certification while reducing the number of key controls
Industry Regulatory Compliance:We offer specialized compliance consulting for companies in specific industries, including insurance and financial services
Forensic Accounting and Litigation Consulting:Addressing legal claims or the threat of lawsuits – particularly product liability or damages claims – with financial modeling, risk projections, damage calculations and expert witness services
Due Diligence:Conducting pre-investment financial, operational and internal control due diligence for private equity investors
Customized Internal Audit Training:Licensed as a Continuing Education Sponsor with the Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation, we provide customized onsite CPE training programs on internal audit, IT audit, and corporate governance
Daniel Gaffney & Associates has worked with companies both domestically and internationally, with public and privately held companies ranging from pre-IPO to more than $10 billion in revenue. Based in Chicago, we serve clients throughout the U.S.
Daniel Gaffney & Associates LLC
5259 N. Winthrop Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640
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