ACH Audit

Each Participating DFI, Third-Party Service Provider, and Third-Party Sender must, in accordance with standard auditing procedures conduct an audit of compliance with provisions of the ACH Rules in accordance with the requirements of the NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines.  PaymentsFirst utilizes a risk-based audit approach.  The audit included interviews with appropriate management and staff; review of policies, procedures, records, agreements, authorizations; observation of activities and operations; and testing of ACH entries originated or received during defined test periods

The PaymentsFirst ACH Audit service includes:

  • Prior to and onsite checklists
  • Client questionnaire
  • Review of sound business practices and internal controls
  • Review of agreements
  • Exit interview
  • Written report including findings and/or recommendations
  • Audit certification form
  • Access to auditor for questions

Compliance Services Request Form

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