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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Blogger raises resume query regarding former Glendale committee member

    A former member of Glendale’s audit committee who resigned in late September stated qualifications on his resume he did not have, an issue brought to the City Council’s attention earlier this month. David Gevorkyan — nominated by...
  • Auditor's Report Raises Issues With Finances In Municipal Office Project

    Auditor's Report Raises Issues With Finances In Municipal Office Project
    A city auditor has reviewed the financial data surrounding a study and other early work performed in connection with a proposed new municipal office complex, and found some questionable practices. But before we jump into the auditor's report, here's...
  • Deal to get financial records from DWP trusts goes to utility board

    Deal to get financial records from DWP trusts goes to utility board
    Los Angeles lawmakers are pressing ahead with a plan that could end the legal battles over two controversial trusts affiliated with the Department of Water and Power. The City Council voted in August to seek a long list of conditions before ending...
  • It's in Newport News' budget: $530,379 for internal auditing

    The city has budgeted $530,379 for internal auditing this fiscal year. The department includes six employees, including a director of internal auditing, an information technology auditor and staff technician. Last fiscal year, the city budgeted $505,695...
  • Enabling bad behavior

    Virginia's Freedom of Information Act lets state and local governments hide critical information from you when officials do their jobs badly. It lets them keep secret when top public servants — such as city managers and others who wield...
  • School district: $81K spent because old phone service not canceled

    School district: $81K spent because old phone service not canceled
    A south suburban school board president last month pointed to the results of a phone service audit and claimed the district had found a way to save thousands of dollars per year. Board President Joe La Margo touted Orland School District 135 as fiscally...
  • The Phoenix Cos. Reports Quarterly Net Loss, Cites Higher Fees For Auditing, Consulting

    The Phoenix Cos. and its subsidiary, PHL Variable Life Insurance Co., on Friday filed second-quarter financial reports detailing a net loss and citing increased fees for auditing and consulting related to its protracted restatement of financial documents....
  • Connecticut Innovations Promises To Fulfill Reporting Requirements

    Connecticut Innovations received $14 million in state funds in the fiscal year that ran through June 30, 2012, and approved $26.4 million in new loans and investments, according to a state audit released Wednesday. It had $51.4 million in investments...
  • State recycling program has been running large deficits

    State recycling program has been running large deficits
    A state audit has found that the cost of the state's recycling program for beverage containers has exceeded its revenue by over $100 million in three of the last four fiscal years. The audit released Thursday reviewed the California Department of...
  • Plymouth Suspends Finance Director, Orders Audit

    Plymouth Suspends Finance Director, Orders Audit
    PLYMOUTH — The town announced Wednesday that it is hiring an independent auditor and has suspended its finance director after discovering that money may be missing from municipal accounts. Town officials aren't specifying how much is involved or...
  • Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call

    Madigan, White win; treasurer's race too close to call
    Three Illinois executive office holders declared early victories Tuesday night. Voters favored well-known, long-serving Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Secretary of State Jesse White, both Democrats, over their rookie Republican challengers. In...