Lisa Van Houten, a Managing Director with StoneTurn, has more than eight years of combined experience in complex accounting, auditing, internal controls and compliance matters.
Lisa has expertise in reviewing complex accounting issues, including revenue recognition and cost analysis. She has worked on a variety of matters including improper revenue recognition and improper application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Her work has included researching accounting guidance; identifying appropriate accounting treatment for a variety of complex issues; and consulting management on ways to re-structure customer contracts to allow for beneficial revenue recognition in accordance with GAAP.
Lisa has worked on several forensic accounting investigations which have included detailed reviews and analyses over company financial records, aimed at providing expert consulting services or identifying suspicious activity related to fraud schemes and/or improper accounting practices.
Lisa has led and performed various risk assessment and internal audits, in which she helped to identify risks and enhance operating effectiveness in order to improve risk management, control, and governance processes.
She has also assisted numerous Sarbanes-Oxley 404 (SOX) engagements for clients in a variety of industries. This included designing and implementing internal controls and test plans; identifying control design and operating gaps; and recommending ways to remediate deficiencies in order to ensure compliance with SOX requirements.
Earlier in her career, Lisa spent four years in PwC’s Internal and External Audit practices where she worked on a multitude of engagements including financial, SOX and internal audits. She served clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, industrial products, utilities, and financial services.
Lisa is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Illinois.