James R. Dalkin MBA, CGFM, CPA

Director, GAO

James R. Dalkin is a Director in the Financial Management and Assurance Team with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). He serves as chairman of the International Auditing and Assurance Board’s (IAASB) Consultative Advisory Group (CAG) and previously served as a board member of the AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board (ASB). Mr. Dalkin has responsibility for directing GAO’s work to develop and maintain government auditing standards (the Yellow Book); internal control standards for the federal government (the Green Book); and, GAO’s work with the accounting and auditing profession. He is also responsible for the audits of the Securities Exchange Commission and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Mr. Dalkin is a frequent speaker at national auditing conferences for AICPA, AGA and other professional organizations. He has also authored articles for publications including the Journal of Accountancy. Mr. Dalkin also is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.


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