Challenges in Audit Services Procurement

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May 7, 2020 10:00 AM PT
1 hour

There’s a growing set of issues the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has identified in audit procurement processes that potentially lead to independence problems.

Join us for an on-demand webcast exploring common challenges finance professionals and auditors typically face in the procurement process. We’ll cover how these issues manifest, how to combat them, and ways they can ultimately determine a proposal’s effectiveness in meeting the needs of financial statement users.



Jim Lanzarotta, Partner, Moss Adams

Jim has practiced public accounting since 1984 and specializes in providing audit, accounting, and consulting services to governmental entities, including state agencies, counties, cities, universities and their foundations, port and transportation authorities, and water, sewer, and other special districts. Jim just completed six years of services as an appointed member of the Financial Accounting Foundation’s Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council, a group of leaders responsible for advising GASB on issues related to the financial accounting and reporting by state and local governments.

Kevin Mullerleile, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Kevin has practiced public accounting since 1998. His experience includes working with entities such as charities, cities, counties, ports, public colleges and universities, research organizations, state agencies, and other special purpose districts. Kevin has significant experience in reviewing comprehensive annual financial reports as well as conducting governmental audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards and OMB’s Uniform Guidance. Kevin became a licensed Certified Fraud Examiner in January 2011 and has performed investigations for commercial and tax-exempt entities. He routinely speaks at the Oregon Government Finance Officers Association annual conference, as well as other events. Kevin has volunteered at numerous not-for-profits in Lane County, and is a past treasurer of Pioneer Spirit Habitat for Humanity.

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