Edwin Young
  • Lecturer of Accounting


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Academic Background

  • Master of Arts - Information Systems, University of Southern California
  • Masters in Business Administration - Finance, University of Utah
  • Bachelors of Arts - Biology, University of Hawaii
  • Certifications: CIA, CGFM, CFE, CRMA
  • ACC635/414: Governmental Accounting

Research Interests

  • Data Analytics for Accountants
  • Metadata analysis for Accountants
  • Information Systems Auditing
  • Cybersecurity Controls for Auditors
  • Forensic Accounting for Accountants and Auditors

Professional Involvement (awards and certifications)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Distinguished Local Government Leadership Award(2016)
  • Association of Government Accountants Certificates of Achievement for Service Efforts and Accomplishments (SEA) Reporting (2010 and 2011)
  • AGA Service Efforts and Accomplishments Circle of Excellence Award (2008, 2009)

Professional Background

  • City Auditor, City and County of Honolulu, 2010-2019
  • Senior Auditor/Deputy City Auditor, City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California, 2001-2010
  • Director of Internal Audit, California State University– Fullerton, Fullerton, California, 2000-2001.
  • Regional Inspector General/ Regional Audit Manager, U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles, California, 1996 – 2000
  • Division Director/Desk Officer, U.S. Naval Audit Service, San Francisco and Long Beach, California areas and Washington, D.C. 1990-1996.

Additional Professional References:

  • Member of the School of Accountancy Advisory Board