Public Sector Overview
RubinBrown is a recognized leader in providing services to public sector organizations.
Through our extensive list of clients we serve as well as our involvement in associations and professional organizations at the local, regional and national levels, we understand the issues unique to the public sector.
RubinBrown’s commitment to quality is demonstrated through our membership in the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center. This firm-based voluntary membership center is designed to help CPAs meet the challenges of performing quality audits in the unique and complex public sector industry.
The Public Sector Services Group of RubinBrown provides services to a broad spectrum of government organizations, including municipal governments, institutions of higher education, local public school districts, state governments, and political districts such as; public libraries and municipal utility districts.
Our public sector team includes experienced professionals all of whom are well trained in the financial reporting and audit requirements as promulgated in:
- Government Accounting Standards Board
- Government Audit Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States,
- Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 and OMB Circular A-133, Audits of States, and Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations.
RubinBrown is committed to staying active within the industry, which helps us remain current on all new issues. We are active members of our regional Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) chapters.
Our staff are associate members of the national GFOA, including the Special Review Committee of the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program, the Association of Government Accountants, and special industry related committees of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Public Sector Services
Assurance and Accounting Services
- Financial Statement Audits
- Single Audits of Federal Financial Assistance Under OMB Circular A-133
- GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program Expertise
- Program and Performance Audits
- Agreed-Upon Procedures
- Forensic Auditing
- Internal Auditing
- Operational Reviews/Efficiency Analysis
- Policy and Procedure Manuals
- Strategic & Long-Range Planning
- Capital Improvement Programs
- Financial Analysis and Review
- Technology Analysis and Implementation
RubinBrown also is equipped to help public sector clients with technology consulting; fringe benefit consulting and retirement plan administration; bookkeeping services; and placement of temporary and permanent accounting, bookkeeping, and financial personnel.
Public Sector Publications
Public Sector Stats
This annual survey provides a comprehensive report of key government-wide and governmental-fund statistics so that city governments may compare how they are doing relative to their peers. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 2012 PUBLIC SECTOR STATS
Public Sector News
|Focus On Public Sector: GASB Approves Issuance of New Pension Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards|
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
|Focus On Public Sector: OMB Issues Proposed Rule Changes For Single Audits and Grant Administration|
Monday, 12 March 2012
|Focus on Public Sector: Repeal of the 3% Withholding |
Monday, 21 November 2011
Public Sector Resource Links
We have compiled online resources that may be helpful to you or your business. You may wish to bookmark this page for future reference.
|Government Accountability Office
The Government Accountability Office is the investigative arm of Congress. GAO exists to support the Congress in meeting its Constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the American people. GAO examines the use of public funds, evaluates federal programs and activities, and provides analyses, options, recommendations and other assistance to help the Congress make effective oversight, policy and funding decisions.
|Governmental Accounting Standards Board
The mission of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will result in useful information for users of financial reports and guide and educate the public, including issuers, auditors and users of those financial reports. This site is a useful resource to keep up to date on governmental accounting and financial reporting issues.
|Government Finance Officers Association
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada is the premier association of public-sector finance professionals and is dedicated to providing high-quality support to state and local governments. Its site offers services and information related to topics such as software, finance forum, public policy statements, recommended practices, training and financial system links.
|Office of Management and Budget
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) within the U.S. government provides many resources to find information on financial programs. The site offers information on topics such as budgets, grants management, financial management, legislation and procurement policy.
Public Sector Services Leaders
We welcome your questions or comments about governmental issues or the Public Sector Services Group.
For more information, please contact:
Jeff Winter, CPA--St. Louis
Bert Bondi, CPA--Denver
Kaleb Lilly, CPA--Kansas City
Cheryl Wallace, CPA--Denver
Events and Seminars
|Contract Liability & Indemnity Issues For Manufacturers (St. Louis)|
Wed May 29 @ 8:00AM - 09:30AM
|Not-For-Profit Investments Seminar (St. Louis)|
Wed Jun 19 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM