Lynn Harshman CPA

Director, Internal Controls Division, Dept of Energy

Mrs. Harshman serves as the Director of the Internal Controls Division in the CFO’s Office of Finance and Accounting. She has 30 years of experience with DOE and in supporting various CFO financial management initiatives that span across DOE’s multiple levels of management at Headquarters, Field and contractor locations. She currently leads the Internal Controls Division staff through the establishment and conduct of DOE’s Internal Control program, policy and procedures to meet federal legislative requirements. Her organization oversees and coordinates with all DOE organizations to maintain and report on the effectiveness of its internal control systems, to evaluate financial management systems compliance with government-wide requirements, and prepare the Secretary’s annual assurance statement on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of DOE’s internal controls. In addition to managing DOE’s Department-wide internal control program, her work experience and activities also includes preparing annual audited financial statements, issuing DOE’s Agency Financial Reports, and conducting financial reviews of Field activities. Prior to working in the CFO, Mrs. Harshman started her federal career with DOE as an auditor in the Office of the Inspector General conducting audits of DOE’s internal control program and initial DOE environmental clean-up activities.
Mrs. Harshman graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Maryland and is also a graduate of the Leadership for a Democratic Society program at the Federal Executive Institute. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Maryland and a member of the AICPA and Association of Government Accountants.


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