James Anderson, CPA,CISA, CGFM


JimAnderson 180x270 RGBMr. Anderson has over 29 years of auditing, consulting and financial systems/internal control reviews for public and private corporations, not for profits and Federal, state and local agencies. 

He has extensive experience providing various business services including litigation support, due diligence, forensic audit services, cost and pricing, defective pricing, pre-award evaluations (including financial capacity reviews), auditing and consulting services for commercial entities, Federal and state and local agencies.  He has also performed extensive work related to internal controls over a variety of areas, including contract and grant management, accounting policies and procedures, cost allocation, budgeting, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plans, grant and contract close-outs and proposal evaluations.  He has also worked and instructed on compliance of accounting standards, funding source requirements, Federal, State and local laws and regulations, reporting and procurement requirements and other industry specific standards.   
His career began with a former “Big 8” Accounting firm and he has been a partner in 2 Public Accounting Firms.  He started an Internal Audit Department for a large construction entity and was a CFO for another construction entity.  Mr. Anderson was a member of the initial AICPA subcommittee on Federal Accounting and Auditing. 

 Selected Project Expereince

  • Litigation support and expert testimony for Mediation Specialty Entity, major construction companies, and mining companies.

  • Developed Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plans.

  • Cost recovery audits for multiple contractors for the Resolution Trust Corporation

  • Due diligence work for acquisitions related to financial institutions.

  • Board consulting related to new Corporate Board standards for major not for profit and 4 commercial clients.

  • Construction audits specifically related to procurement, payroll, contractor and subcontractor compliance, and verification of cost and pricing.

  • Scholastic, Inc. - Consulting work including developing Corporate-wide Cost Allocation Plan.
  • Royalty Audits for Major Software developer.

  • Information Technology Audits for commercial clients and Federal Agencies.

  • Quality Control Reviews (QCR) related to grantee financial statement and compliance audits (A-133).
  • Peer Reviews in relation to AICAP requirements.
  • Audit and consulting services for the Commonwealths of Virginia and Kentucky in the area of healthcare and performed audits at 23 states and 250 local governments related to grants and local contracts.


University of North Carolina, B.S., Accounting, 1980
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business, MBA, 1988

Licenses / Certifications 

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), North Carolina, #12947 1980
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Virginia, #32165 2003
Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), 1998
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), 1999


  • City: Washington DC Metropolitan Area
  • Country: United States


  • Telephone: 703.580.8801
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