Government accountants and auditors are engaged in finance in almost all levels of government, mostly in the IRS, Federal Reserve and Central Banks, monetary regulatory agencies, and Stock Exchanges.   The nature of the work is no different from that of an internal auditor and requires understanding of the accounting system and an eye of detail to spot anomalies and infraction in accounting, procedural and management practices.

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Harvey F. Knowles

Torrance, LA, California

Phone: 0818- 554-5462


Looking to have an auditing position in a government financial institution outside of the IRS.

Summary of Qualification

  • 5 years experience in financial management and accounting starting out as tax clerk, tax analyst and rising to become a certified auditor for the IRS.
  • Excellent mathematical and computational skills as well as organization skills
  • Deep exposure with almost all automated accounting systems like SAP-Financials, Microsoft Dynamics, ACCPAC and JD Edwards.
  • Excellent writing and organization skills

Career Experience/Job History


2005 – Present: Tax Auditor, IRS Burbank District Office

  • Audit individual and corporate tax payment history within the last 10 years at the most.
  • Check that corporate tax payments conform to what has been recorded in the ERP information systems and matching IRS records.
  • Audit financial situations, management practices and internal controls to make sure they comply with prescribed state and federal statutes.
  • Ensure proper documentation are updated and maintained for each car coming out of the assembly plan for shipping.
  • Report all audit findings for appropriate action.



2007: Passed the exams to become a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)

2001-2005: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration major in Accounting, UCLA

Professional reference will be furnished upon request.


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