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Ms. Keeton-Cardno brings to clients several years of audit experience in both the Financial Audit and Information Technology Audit areas. She brings her vibrant, passionate and positive energy to every engagement. As a former audit manager with Arthur Andersen, LLP, Ms. Keeton-Cardno's areas of experience and expertise include:

 

  • Seven years at Andersen auditing gaming and non-gaming public companies.

  • Managing member of Keeton CPA since 2004 focusing on micro and mid-cap public company audits, reviews and other consulting.

  • CFO/Chief Accounting Officer/Controller for public and non-profit clients.

  • Audit, review and preparation of financial statements and disclosures for the Securities and Exchange Commission, and many non-profit organizations;

  • Implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) requirements for internal control systems over financial reporting in accordance with PCAOB guidance;

  • Assisting companies with development of their Code of Ethics in compliance with Company Corp governance;

  • Developing accountability models for company process owners;

  • Implemented documentation for companies to be compliant with COSO 2013 guidance;

  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures that improve efficiency in capturing financial information for accurate and timely financial reporting;

  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures that improve efficiency in capturing financial information for accurate and timely financial reporting;

  • Complete month end closing duties including complex balance sheets and bank reconciliations;

  • Coordination of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll in both job and process costing environments;

  • Coordination and completion of audit preparation for financial statement audits; and,

  • Coordination of federal and non-federal grant draws and compliance items.

 

Ms. Keeton-Cardno is a licensed certified public accountant in Nevada, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a graduate of Arizona State University's School of Business and Honors College, and has held the Certified Information Systems Auditor designation.

AFFILIATIONS

Board Member:

  • YMCA of South Nevada - Audit Committee and Board Member
  • United Way Women's Leadership Council General Member
  • Dress for Success of Southern Nevada -  Finance Committee Member