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Blake Elder

Managing Director, Governance, Risk & Compliance, KPMG US

San Francisco
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Blake Elder

Managing Director, Governance, Risk & Compliance

Blake is currently a Director in KPMG's Risk Consulting practice based out of San Francisco, focusing on IT-GRC (SAP). Blake has significant experience in IT advisory with a focus in technology advisory and assurance, governance, and business process analysis projects across KPMG's US and Australian practices. He has designed leading methodologies, trained staff and delivered innovative solutions to his clients across multiple industries and countries. In addition, Blake is complemented with detailed knowledge of SAP covering security / Basis, business processes (e.g. Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, etc) as well significant experience in GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) tools such as SAP GRC (Access Controls / Process Controls), Approva Bizrights and Security Weaver. 

Before leaving Australia, Blake was helping to lead the development of KPMG SAP data analytics offering to assist clients in identifying areas of improvement within internal control, business process efficiency / effectiveness and/or working capital across core financial processes. 

Specialties include: 

  • SAP GRC implementations & configuration
  • SAP security concept design, implementation, administration
  • SAP Segregation of Duty (SoD) Rulebook design
  • SAP Business process review and improvement
  • Sarbanes Oxley and financial controls design, implementation and testing
  • SAP IT process and General Controls
  • Identity and Accesss Management solutions and processes
  • SAP Data analytics tools
  • SAP business processes

In addition, Blake is experienced with key business processes and controls within SAP industry solutions, including IS-Utilities and IS-Banking.

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