Frances Kuo, CPA, CGMA

Frances Kuo is a Senior Manager in The Pun Group, LLP’s Assurance division. Frances has over 10 years of accounting and auditing experience working with governmental agencies, not-for-profit entities, and employee benefit plans. She has particular expertise in conducting financial audits under GAO Yellow Book standards and compliance audits in accordance with Uniform Guidance formerly known as OMB Circular A-133 standards.

Frances has performed audits and other attestation services for several municipalities throughout California including cities, counties, redevelopment agencies, public financing authorities, housing authorities, transportation agencies, and special districts. She has assisted these clients with publishing their Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports in compliance with GASB  Statement No. 34.

As the Pun Group’s in-house instructor, Frances provides training, both theoretical and on-the-job, to lower level staff. She has developed training materials on the risk based audit approach, GASB Statement No. 34 reporting, Single Audits, and employee benefit plan audits.


BS Degree in Business Administration, Emphasis in Accounting, from
University of California, Riverside

BA Degree in Economics from University of California, Riverside

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • Member, California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO)

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