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Kim Sauls

Partner

Ms. Sauls, Partner with Holloway & Co., PLLC, has over 25 years of accounting, auditing, project management, financial consulting and internal controls experience. She has a wide range of experience managing, supervising, and performing large financial, compliance and performance audits for numerous public and private sector entities. She has served as Project Manager on numerous OMB Circular A-123 implementations for the Federal government and has participated in the oversight and direction of numerous SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70) Type II reviews and several other internal controls related reviews, agreed upon procedures, and business process re-engineering projects. During her career, she has also been involved in testimonies before the Washington D.C. City Council regarding the timing of the audit and financial management within the District giving her intimate familiarity with the District's closing process and certain financial system implementation and interface issues.

Prior to joining Holloway & Co., PLLC, Ms. Sauls was a partner at the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan offices of a regional accounting firm headquartered in New York. While there she served as the Engagement Partner for the firm's two-year engagement auditing the District of Columbia's general purpose financial statements. She had oversight responsibility for the audit activities across the District, including the component units. As with this and other projects, she was responsible for the implementation of all audit plans, compliance with applicable standards and federal regulations and interfacing with management/government officials to discuss status, timing, and technical issues throughout the engagement. Other District related engagements in which Ms. Sauls had oversight responsibility included development of the ODC1 data center accounting policies and procedures manual and a re-engineering engagement to improve the District's bank reconciliation process in the high-risk cash area.

While at Holloway, Ms. Sauls has provided the oversight responsibility for the day-to day management of numerous engagements involving the Federal government. the. She has participated in the management of numerous SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70) reviews for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that ranged in size and complexity. She has also managed several OMB Circular A-123 assessments for the Federal government, including the initial and most challenging year of the OMB Circular A-123 implementation for CMS, one of the largest and more complex operating divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She has also participated in the management of several other A-123 assessments each year since the initial year of this pervasive regulation. She has been involved in the management of several internal control related engagements including agreed-upon procedures, policies and procedures, and the validation and valuation services for Accounts Receivables, a major balance sheet item. These engagements are continuing evidence of her vast internal control experience within the federal government. Ms. Sauls has become an expert in the identification of financial management problems and subsequently providing recommendations that result in more effective internal control environments.

 

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Kim Sauls

Partner

Ms. Sauls, Partner with Holloway & Co., PLLC, has over 25 years of accounting, auditing, project management, financial consulting and internal controls experience.  She has a wide range of experience managing, supervising, and performing large financial, compliance and performance audits for numerous public and private sector entities.  She has served as Project Manager on numerous OMB Circular  A-123 implementations for the Federal government and has participated in the oversight and direction of numerous SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70) Type II reviews and several other internal controls related reviews, agreed upon procedures, and business process re-engineering projects.  During her career, she has also been involved in testimonies before the Washington D.C. City Council regarding the timing of the audit and financial management within the District giving her intimate familiarity with the District’s closing process and certain financial system implementation and interface issues. 

 

Prior to joining Holloway & Co., PLLC, Ms. Sauls was a partner at the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan offices of a regional accounting firm headquartered in New York.  While there she served as the Engagement Partner for the firm’s two-year engagement auditing the District of Columbia’s general purpose financial statements.  She had oversight responsibility for the audit activities across the District, including the component units.  As with this and other projects, she was responsible for the implementation of all audit plans, compliance with applicable standards and federal regulations and interfacing with management/government officials to discuss status, timing, and technical issues throughout the engagement.  Other District related engagements in which Ms. Sauls had oversight responsibility included development of the ODC1 data center accounting policies and procedures manual and a re-engineering engagement to improve the District’s bank reconciliation process in the high-risk cash area. 

While at Holloway, Ms. Sauls has provided the oversight responsibility for the day-to day management of numerous engagements involving the Federal government.   the.  She has participated in the management of numerous SSAE 16 (formerly SAS 70) reviews for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that ranged in size and complexity.  She has also managed several OMB Circular A-123 assessments for the Federal government, including the initial and most challenging year of the OMB Circular A-123 implementation for CMS, one of the largest and more complex operating divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  She has also participated in the management of several other A-123 assessments each year since the initial year of this pervasive regulation.  She has been involved in the management of several internal control related engagements including agreed-upon procedures, policies and procedures, and the validation and valuation services for Accounts Receivables, a major balance sheet item.  These engagements are continuing evidence of her vast internal control experience within the federal government.   Ms. Sauls has become an expert in the identification of financial management problems and subsequently providing recommendations that result in more effective internal control environments.