Auditing Yellow Book Style: Government Auditors Unite!

Governmental auditors unite! Leita Hart-Fanta, CPA, CGFM, and CGAP is the author of “The Yellow Book Interpreted” and owner of Yellowbook-CPE.com a website devoted to training for governmental auditors. Whether you are an internal auditor or monitor for a government entity or a CPA doing grant audits, you will enjoy Leita’s humorous take on the complexity of auditing in the government environment.

Latest posts

Mar
25
 http://goingconcern.com/2011/03/omaha-mayor-proposes-crappy-idea-to-fund-sewer-improvements/?ref=newsletter   
Mar
23
Newsweek confirms that Austin ranks as the sixth city in its top ten list of the cities with the most congested roads.  (March 21, 2011)  I thought it was just us Texans being whiny.
Mar
16
Last week, I helped someone understand how accounting tells a story.  See his synopsis of our meeting here: 
Mar
14
I love this website!  http://www.dof.ca.gov/budgeting/budget_faqs/All governments should be able to answer those questions plainly.  All auditors should know this about their audit client.  LOVE  IT!
Mar
06
Grantors send out requests for proposals (RFPs) asking CPA firms to confirm that monies are being spent properly.  The  RFPs ask that this work is conducted as a performance audit.
Feb
25
Today I taught a class on performance measurement to 30+ mayors, city council members, city managers, and managers of municipal departments.
Feb
24
 Please enjoy this excerpt from the upcoming self-study from Yellowbook-CPE.com entitled "The Art of t
Feb
21
 Another excellent article by Michael Lewis in Vanity Fair.  Enjoy:http://www.vanityfair.com/business/features/2011/03/michael-lewis-ireland-201103 
Feb
17
 High-Risk Series:  An Update. GAO-11-278, February 16.

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