Different Roles, Same Goals: The CFO and the Auditor

Written for School Business Affairs, a publication of the Association of School Board Officials, Weaver’s Alyssa Martin, discusses the spirit of collaboration between school district CFOs and their audit team. 

  • “The relationship between the CFO and the auditor is most effective when it starts from mutual respect and collaboration. Auditors must be careful to seek documentation without the presumption of error or seeming to make accusations. They are looking for internal controls and consistent execution of the initiation, recording, reconciliation, and reporting of financial transactions.”

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