James Dalkin Named to AICPA Auditing Standards Board

January 18, 2011
Georgetown McDonough School of Business Adjunct Professor Specializes in Promoting Auditing and Internal Control Standards
James Dalkin, an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, has been named to the Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of CPAs.
The Auditing Standards Board is the AICPA’s senior technical committee for auditing, attestation, and quality control applicable to audit and attestation reports for non-issuers. Its mission is to develop and communicate comprehensive performance, reporting, and quality control standards and practice guidance, allowing auditors to provide high-quality, objective services at a reasonable cost and in the best interests of the profession and the beneficiaries of those services.
Dalkin teaches accounting courses at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. He is a nationally recognized speaker and expert on auditing and internal control standards. He currently directs GAO’s work to develop and maintain government auditing standards (the Yellow Book) and internal control standards (the Green Book). He has authored articles for publications including the Journal of Accountancy. 
A certified public accountant, Dalkin has consulted with companies ranging from bio-tech to large governmental agencies. He holds an MBA from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Virginia.
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.