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James R. Dalkin

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Former Chair, IAASB Consultative Advisory Group


United States of America

James R. Dalkin, CPA, CGFM, became Chair of the International Auditing and Assurance Board (IAASB) Consultative Advisory Group in March 2017.

Mr. Dalkin is a Director in the Financial Management and Assurance Team with the US Government Accountability Office (GAO). He has responsibility for directing GAO’s work to develop and maintain government auditing standards (the Yellow Book); internal control standards for the federal government (the Green Book); and GAO’s work with the accounting and auditing profession. He is also responsible for the audits of the US Securities Exchange Commission and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

In addition to his service with the IAASB, Mr. Dalkin previously served as a board member of the American Institute of CPA (AICPA)’s Auditing Standards Board and is an observer to the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Advisory Board.

Mr. Dalkin is a frequent speaker at national auditing conferences for the AICPA and other professional organizations. He has also authored articles for publications, including the Journal of Accountancy. Mr. Dalkin also is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University (US).