The internal control system of a service enterprise is a management process designed by management, passed by the board of directors, and implemented by the board of directors, management, and other personnel, with the aim of promoting sound corporate operations and providing reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of the following objectives:
The objective of effectiveness and efficiency of operations referred to in subparagraph 1 of the preceding paragraph includes objectives such as profits, operating performance, and safeguarding of assets.
- Effectiveness and efficiency of operations.
- Reliability, timeliness, transparency, and regulatory compliance of reporting.
- Compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and bylaws.
The reporting referred to in subparagraph 2 of paragraph 1 includes internal and external financial and non-financial reporting of a service enterprise. The objectives of external financial reporting include ensuring that financial statements for external purposes are prepared in accordance with the regulations governing the preparation of financial reports prescribed for individual service enterprises and with generally accepted accounting principles, and that transactions are made with proper approval.