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Financial Management and Assurance (FMA)


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FMA is responsible for financial statement audits of the U.S. government and a handful of executive agencies. In addition, FMA identifies ways to strengthen accountability and internal controls for federal programs, assets, and accounting operations. FMA is also involved in GAO’s standard-setting role, leading work to maintain and improve federal auditing and internal control standards.   

Some positions this team employs:

  • Financial Statement Auditors
  • Accountants
  • Program Analysts
  • Information Systems Specialists 
  • Communication Analysts
  • Administrative Assistants 

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