Protiviti provides consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit to its clients through its network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries. The company has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. It also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies.
In Depth about Protiviti
Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc. Founded in 1948, Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, is a member of the S&P 500 index. The company places professionals on a project and full-time basis in the fields of accounting and finance, technology, office administration, legal support and creative services. For 2016, Robert Half reported revenues of over $5.25 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 staffing and consulting locations worldwide.
The company’s consulting solutions span critical business problems in technology, business process, analytics, risk, compliance, transactions and internal audit. Protiviti‘s mission is Teaming with clients to protect and enhance enterprise value by identifying, anticipating and solving critical business problems.
The company focuses and develops the expertise of its people in the following areas, so that they can team with you to tailor a solution to fit your organization:
Business Performance Improvement: Protiviti’s Business Performance Improvement professionals combine proven services and capabilities to enable lasting business transformation with sustained results. By assisting in reducing working capital and improving cash flow, as well as controlling and optimizing costs while managing risk, Protiviti helps businesses smoothly implement changes and ensure that lasting benefits are achieved.
Data Management & Advanced Analytics: Our experts offer deep knowledge of data governance and advanced analytics, along with risk, compliance and regulatory knowledge that bring great value to our clients who are embracing “the art of possible” leveraging new technologies. We offer comprehensive solutions across industries in information management, data governance and advanced analytics that unlock organizational potential, enabling informed decision making, leveraging your company’s most valuable data assets to increase shareholder value.
Digital Transformation: Protiviti helps companies make the promise of digital transformation a reality. We work collaboratively with you to create a deep understanding of the risks and opportunities presented by new emerging technologies and think creatively about how you can use these technologies to improve business performance. Drawing on experts in data and analytics, technology, internal audit, business process, risk and compliance, we tailor teams of professionals to fit the specific requirements of your transformation program. These professionals work side-by-side with you at any or all stages of a transformation program, delivering confidence that the people, processes and technologies involved converge to create value in the future.
Internal Audit & Financial Advisory: Protiviti’s Internal Audit and Financial Advisory consultants work with audit executives, management and audit committees at companies of virtually any size, public or private, to assist them with their internal audit services. This can include starting and running the activity for them on a fully outsourced basis or working with an existing internal audit function to supplement their team when they lack adequate staff or skills. Protiviti helps CFOs and financial executives strengthen their finance function and manage complex accounting issues, including non-routine situations such as financial restatements. In addition, Protiviti’s Internal Audit and Financial Advisory team helps clients assess their fraud risks and implement solutions to better manage these risks and lead investigations into financial irregularities.
Risk & Compliance: Protiviti’s Risk and Compliance consultants’ partner with management, board members and outside counsel to help organizations comply with regulatory requirements, respond to situations of noncompliance, and improve the processes around information systems supporting governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Protiviti helps clients take a disciplined approach to managing credit, market and operational risks through a combination of assessments, process improvement, and model validation and review.
Technology Consulting: Protiviti’s global IT consulting practice helps CIOs and IT leaders design and implement advanced solutions in IT governance, security, data management, applications and compliance. Protiviti works to address IT security and privacy issues and deploy advanced and customized application and data management structures that not only solve problems, but add value to organizations. Technology will drive your future, with Protiviti you can be confident it takes you where you want to go.
Say Hello to the Key Executive
Joseph A. Tarantino, President and CEO: Tarantino is responsible for the company’s worldwide operations, with a global executive team reporting to him. He has been with Protiviti since its inception in 2002. He served previously as managing director and head of the U.S. Northeast practice, and was also one of five founding members of the Protiviti Operating Committee, which was responsible during the company’s first five years for establishing Protiviti’s vision and strategy and overseeing financial and administrative matters for the organization. In addition, Tarantino previously led Protiviti’s Global Industry Program.
Tarantino has more than 30 years of experience working with a variety of organizations to enhance their business performance through risk management, operational effectiveness and enhanced governance. He attended St. John’s University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is currently a member of the Executive Advisory Board of the Department of Accounting and Taxation. In 2014, Tarantino was named one of the National Law Journal’s “50 GRC Trailblazers and Pioneers” and in 2015 he was named one of the Top 50 Highest Rated CEOs by Glassdoor.