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Government audit

Accountability to the public is essential for every government entity. Auditing provides that independent, objective, fact-based assessment of stewardship, cost, or performance of programs and operations. The Grant Thornton Government Audit Service Line is exclusively dedicated to providing specialized audit services to the public sector. Our professionals bring real-world experience and understand operating under the unique constraints faced by the public sector.

Through our consistent audit methodology and state of the art audit tools, we provide our clients with a high-quality audit that holds them accountable for their use of public resources and helps them manage those resources in compliance with laws and regulations; operate programs that achieve their objectives; and provide services in a efficient, effective, economical and ethical manner. With our extensive public financial management experience, strong regulatory and technical expertise, and competitive fee structure, Grant Thornton provides an unmatched level of client-service commitment. We offer the following audit solutions to address our client's needs:

  • Agreed upon procedures
  • Audit readiness
  • Examinations
  • Financial statement audits
  • Performance audits
  • Compliance audits
  • Information system control audits and reviews
  • Internal control testing


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