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Becky Hammond

Becky is a Partner at Carr, Riggs & Ingram. She utilizes more than 15 years of experience to serve clients across numerous industries in the New Orleans area. Her audit experience spans a variety of government, schools board, charter school, university, not-for-profit, employee benefit plan, closely-held businesses, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and construction entities. Becky specializes in providing service organization controls (SOC) audits — including SSAE No. 16 audits (formerly SAS 70 audits) — and forensic accounting engagements. She has issued numerous financial and compliance reports in accordance with the Single Audit Act of 1996, Government Auditing Standards and OMB Uniform Guidance Single Audit for governmental, not-for-profit, and for-profit entities, including the Department of Education, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and FEMA funding.

Becky has led several internal and external governmental accounting and auditing seminars. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), in which she serves on the AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center and the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center. She is a member of the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) and serves on the LCPA Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference Committee. She is also very active in both the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Becky is active in the Accounting and Finance Women’s Alliance (AFWA) and has even presented at one of the alliance’s past conferences.

Professional Designations
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)

Education
Tulane University, Bachelor’s

My Sessions

Understanding Internal Control and Its Role in Your Organization’s Financial Success

Patrons IV

One of the most critical components of an organization’s financial management structure is its system of internal control. Under the Uniform Guidance, internal control is considered essential for minimizing fraud, waste and abuse. Whether it be issues related to financial reporting or noncompliance with provisions of laws or grant agreements, most problems can be directly […]

Fiscal Grants Management Management/Governance
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