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Jamie L. Rivette, CPA

Saginaw

Jamie L. Rivette is a Principal in the Saginaw office audit department. She leads the firm's Government Services Group. She joined Yeo & Yeo in 1999.

Expertise

  • Audit and assurance services for governmental units, school districts and not-for-profit organizations
  • Single audits under OMB A-133, 2 CFR 200, and audits under government auditing standards

Professional Certifications and Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Northwood University, Bachelors in Accounting

Professional Membership

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of School Boards
  • Michigan Government Finance Officers Association
  • Michigan Local Government Management Association
  • Michigan Municipal Executives
  • Michigan School Business Officials
  • GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) Program - Special Review Committee
  • Michigan Government Finance Officers Association - Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee

Publications/Seminars

    Presentations
  • GASB Update – presented to the Michigan Townships Association
  • GASB 68 – developed and presented in-house and to current municipality clients
  • Basic Governmental Auditing – presented at MICPA conference
  • Internal controls – cash handling – presented to local school districts
  • Fraud and Prevention in Local Governments – developed in-house
  • Is Your Audit Paperwork up to Snuff? – presented at MICPA conference
  • Embracing GASB 74 & 75 – presented at MICPA conferences
  • Fraud Risks and Why Internal Controls are Important – presented at MICPA conferences
  • Preparing for a Headache-Free Audit – presented at Michigan Municipal Executives
  • If You Report Fiduciary Funds, Expect Some Changes
  • The Case for Internal Controls – Reducing Fraud in Government Entities is Easier Than You May Think
  • Career Advocacy for Women at Yeo & Yeo
  • First Pensions, Now OPEB: What School Districts Need to Know About GASB 74 & 75

Community Involvement

  • Hemlock School Board of Education, treasurer
  • Hemlock/Ling Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, treasurer
  • Junior League Community Advisory Board
  • Girls on the Run, volunteer coach