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"Accountability Talks" is a podcast focused on the government accountability community. We hope these conversations will enlighten and inspire you as you navigate your career, provide fascinating insights from government thought leaders and encourage you to take part in this vibrant community. 

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About the Host

Paul Marshall, CPA, CGFM, CIA, CICA, PMP is a Vice President at the MIL Corporation and avid AGA member. He has worked in the government accountability world for 20 years supporting audits, audit readiness, financial reporting, accounting operations, process improvement, software implementation, enterprise risk management and pretty much anything else you can think of. Paul has also served on AGA boards at the Northern Virginia Chapter and National level and is passionate about sharing best practices in government accounting.

 

Current Episodes

 

Episode 32: Women in Government Accountability - Leadership Lessons

Gwendolyn Sykes, US Secret Service , Mary E. Peterman MPA, CGFM, CPA, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and Tracey Walker, RSM, LLP

Gwendolyn Sykes, US Secret Service ,
Mary E. Peterman MPA, CGFM, CPA, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and Tracey Walker, RSM, LLP

On this episode we speak with Gwen Sykes from the US Secret Service, Mary Peterman from the US Courts and Tracey Walker from RSM. We discuss women's perspectives and lessons learned as leaders in the government accountability profession.

Episode 31 - The Costs and Benefits of ERM

Vladimir Antikarov, Regional Director, Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA)

Vladimir Antikarov, Regional Director, Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA)

On this episode, we chat with Vladimir Antikarov, Regional Director of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA) for Washington, DC. We discuss how to calculate the costs and benefits of enterprise risk management (ERM) using a real options approach adopted from the finance world. Vlad is the author of Real Options, A Practitioner's Guide and other papers on the application of real options to ERM.

Episode 30 - Data Lab

Justin Marsico, Data Executive, Department of the Treasury

Justin Marsico, Data Executive, Department of the Treasury

On this episode, we speak with Justin Marsico from the U.S. Treasury about the USA Spending Data Lab (datalab.usaspending.gov). Go to the site and follow along as we discuss the amazing analyses Treasury is creating with all the Big Data available to the public!

Episode 29 - CPM at FirstNet

Kim Farington, CFO, FirstNet

Kim Farington, CFO, FirstNet

This week we chat with Kim Farington, CFO at FirstNet. FirstNet is an independent authority within the U.S. Department of Commerce created to develop, build and operate the nationwide, broadband network that equips first responders to save lives and protect U.S. communities. Kim discusses standing up a CFO shop and using Corporate Performance Management (CPM) tools.

Episode 28 - Young Professionals at PDT

2019 Young Professional Scholarship Winners

2019 Young Professional Scholarship Winners

On our third and final podcast from the 2019 PDT in New Orleans, we speak with winners of the Young Professionals Scholarship! Participants discuss their current career milestones, the benefits of working in government and their experiences at PDT 2019!

Episode 27 - Education and the Workforce

Billy Morehead, AGA Past President

Billy Morehead, AGA Past President

Our second of three PDT podcasts is with Past President Billy Morehead. We discuss the education and skills that new hires need in the modern accountability workforce.

Episode 26 - AGA President John Lynskey

John Lynskey, AGA Past President

John Lynskey, AGA Past President

Join us as we podcast from the 2019 AGA PDT in New Orleans! Our first of three PDT podcasts is with Past President John Lynskey. He discusses how his tenure as president went, his presidential initiatives and what he learned from all of you across the country this year.

Episode 25 - Agile and GAO

Jennifer Leotta, Asst. Director, GAO and Michael Holland, Asst. Director, GAO

Jennifer Leotta, Asst. Director, GAO and
Michael Holland, Asst. Director, GAO

Today we speak with Jennifer Leotta and Michael Holland from GAO about their upcoming Agile guide, agile development, best practices, challenges and the future of agile in the government!

Episode 24 - Quality Assurance at the DHS OIG

Tom Salmon, Assistant Inspector General, Audit Services Office, HHS

Tom Salmon, Assistant Inspector General, Audit Services Office, HHS

Want to learn how IGs ensure the quality of their reports, investigations and professional staff? Today we chat with Tom Salmon from DHS OIG about quality assurance of audits, investigations, inspections and agency internal affairs offices. 

Episode 23 - G-Invocing and RPA at the ARC

Marisa Schmader, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Marisa Schmader, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Join us as we chat with Marisa Schmader from the Treasury on this "two-fer" podcast! We discuss G-Invoicing. What is it? What do agencies need to do? When do agencies start using it for inter-agency agreements? Then we turn to innovative use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) at the Treasury's shared service provider, the ARC. RPA is helping the ARC do more with less, learn all about it.

Links: 
G-Invoicing Training: https://www.fiscal.treasury.gov/g-invoice/training.html
G-Invoicing Home Page: https://www.fiscal.treasury.gov/g-invoice/ 
G-Invoicing Program Guide: https://fiscal.treasury.gov/ussgl/resources-g-invoicing-program-guide.html
Treasury ARC: https://arc.fiscal.treasury.gov/

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