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Janice Richards

Janice Richards

Senior Management Auditor

CPA, CISA, BS Accounting


Janice joined the Audit Services Division in 2009. Previously she worked in the private sector, first as Regional Audit Manager for The First American Corporation and then as Business Risk and Control Analyst/Auditor for Rentrak Corporation in Portland. Prior to joining First American, Janice spent nine years with the Oregon Secretary of State Audits Division where she rose to the level of Senior State Auditor.  During her time with the Audits Division, she performed Information Technology, compliance, financial, and performance audits. She spent the first six years of her career with a mid-size locally owned company, initially as a staff accountant and later as Accounting Supervisor. 


As a Senior Management Auditor in the Audit Services Division, Janice leads Information Technology auditing for the division. She conducts IT audits on City systems, projects, and programs, and assists other audit staff in evaluating information technology systems and data as part of other performance audits.  She also conducts transaction testing and other performance audits.


Janice is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor. She has served in various functions as a board member for the Willamette Valley Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), most recently as President.  She is a member of the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA).


Janice holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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