Joscaira Akhran has served, since July 2010, as the chief of management operations for the Economic Development and Regulations Cluster (EDRC). She manages the administrative support functions, which include managing the human resources component of the Office of the Associate Chief Financial Officer (ACFO), developing and managing the ACFO office’s annual budget, and updating EDRC’s policies and procedures governing its operations. She also serves as the point-of-contact for the conduct of internal and external audits and performance reviews of EDRC agencies.
Prior to joining the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Akhran was a senior auditor at BDO Seidman, LLP and KPMG, LLP. Her public accounting experience includes financial statement audits of federal agencies, state and local governments, not-for-profit organizations and commercial entities, as well as audits under Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Section 404. She also previously served as the budget officer for Events DC, formerly known as the Washington Convention Center Authority, where she managed the budget.
Akhran has a bachelor's in accounting from the University of the United States Virgin Islands – Summa Cum Laude. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute for Internal Controls, Association of Government Accountants, and the Government Finance Officers' Association.