Harper, Rains, Knight & Company, P.A.

Industries Government, Federal

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Serving the Federal Government for over 35 Years

Harper, Rains, Knight & Company, P.A.¬†provides financial statement audit, performance audit, and attestation services to both Civilian and Defense agencies. We understand our responsibility is to serve the public interests through integrity, professionalism, and exceptional performance. Quality is the foundation on which our firm was built and is at the core of our Federal practice. We are committed to our clients and strive to provide the expertise necessary to ensure the highest quality services to meet their goals. While no one can predict when unwelcome and unexpected events occur, our Federal services team has the ability to work hand in hand with our in-house forensic accounting and litigation services professionals to provide solutions to any¬†issues that may come our clients’ way.

Our financial statements audit experience includes CFO Act, ATDA, Government Corporations, and Independent Authorities within the Federal government. Our performance audit experience ranges from focused audits of specific agency programs such as grants, to broader agency-wide engagements of processes and internal controls. Our attestation services have provided us with a nationwide reach to address any agencies specific function or need.

Our approach for providing financial audit services is consistent with the GAO/CIGIE Financial Audit Manual (FAM), which defines and incorporates all AICPA standards into its methodology for performing financial statements audits of Federal Entities. We ensure each of our audits are compliant with all GAO Government Auditing Standards (the Yellow Book) and incorporate all AICPA auditing standards.

Our experience and services include:

  • Financial Statements Audits
    • Accountability of Tax Dollar Act (ATDA) Audits
    • Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act Audits
    • Government Corporation Audits
  • Attestation Engagement
    • Agreed-upon Procedures (AUP) Engagements
    • Service Organization Controls (SOC) Engagements
  • A-123 Internal Controls Engagements
  • Data Quality Services
  • FISCAM Engagements
  • FISMA Engagements
  • Performance Audits
  • Compliance Audits
  • Workers’ Compensation Claim Reviews
  • Desk Reviews
  • Grant Audits
  • Audit Readiness and Remediation
  • Improper Payment Reviews

As we surpass 35 years of Federal governmental services, HRK has demonstrated a proven track record of forward thinking, strategic planning, and progress management and providing comprehensive services in our changing environment for years to come.

Matt Farage


Tom Wiygul


Joey Fletcher