Office of
Internal Controls

The Office of Internal Controls is responsible for overseeing the Department's assessment of internal controls over financial reporting, which includes developing the assessment plan, evaluating internal control risk, testing of internal controls, and tracking the status of corrective actions for internal control findings. The office is responsible for coordinating with the Office of the Inspector General in planning required annual financial statement audits, assisting finance offices in responding to financial statement audit reports, preparing audit action plans, and tracking the status of management actions on financial statement audit reports.

Director for Financial Reporting and Internal Controls: Gordon Alston (202) 482-1207

Email address:


(202) 482-1207


Julie Tao, Director - (202) 482-0502 or (301) 355-5543

Tanya Jordan - (202) 482-1207

Esther Kim - (202) 482-0763

Jean Baick - (202) 482-4566

Greg Paige - (202) 482-0645

Rhonda Peppers - (202) 482-3815

Mark Lee - (202) 482-6285


Important Links:

Office of Financial Management
U.S. Department of Commerce

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