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DOD Information Services: Improved Pricing and Financial Management Practices Needed for Business Area
AIMD-98-182: Published: Sep 15, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) price-setting process, focusing on: (1) whether DISA is being reimbursed for the services provided; and (2) the accuracy of DISA's financial management information.GAO noted that: (1) DISA has difficulty: (a) setting prices for information technology services that result in the recovery...
Financial Management: Control Weaknesses Reported at the Drug Enforcement Administration
AIMD-98-271R: Published: Sep 11, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the financial management weaknesses identified during audits of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) fiscal year (FY) 1996 and 1997 financial statements, focusing on: (1) the financial management weaknesses reported by DEA in its Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act report and by the independent public accountant (IPA) in...
Defense Financial Audits Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-23(3): Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Defense Financial Audits issue area as of August 17, 1998...
Forest Service: Financial Management Issues
T-AIMD-98-231: Published: Jul 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1998.
GAO discussed the weaknesses in the Forest Service's financial accounting and reporting systems reported by the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of Inspector General (IG).GAO noted that: (1) in July 1996, the USDA IG issued an adverse audit opinion, thereby concluding that the Forest Service's financial statements for fiscal year (FY) 1995 were unreliable overall; (2) among the more serio...
Managerial Cost Accounting System Checklist: Systems Reviewed Under the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act of 1996 (Exposure Draft) (Superseded by AIMD-99-21.2.9)
AIMD-98-21.2.9: Published: Jul 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1998.
This publication has been superseded by AIMD-99-21.2.9, System Requirements for Managerial Cost Accounting Checklist: Systems Reviewed Under the Federal Financial Management Improvement Act of 1996, January 1999. GAO published a guide to assist: (1) agencies in implementing and monitoring their managerial cost accounting systems; and (2) management and auditors in reviewing the systems to determin...
Financial Management: Training of DOD Financial Managers Could Be Enhanced
AIMD-98-126: Published: Jun 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the lessons learned from the results of its survey of selected large state governments and private-sector corporations that the Department of Defense (DOD) could use to augment its existing plans to upgrade the competencies of its key financial managers.GAO noted that: (1) a key lesson learned from its survey data is that many state government an...
Financial Management: Fostering the Effective Implementation of Legislative Goals
T-AIMD-98-215: Published: Jun 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO discussed ways Congress can help to ensure that agencies effectively implement federal financial management reform legislation.GAO noted that: (1) an essential foundation to help achieve the goals of implementing financial management reforms is the requirement that the 24 Chief Financial Officers Act agencies annually prepare financial statements and subj...
DOE: Fiscal Year 1999 Budget Request for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Financial Management Issues
RCED-98-186R: Published: Jun 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the fiscal year (FY) 1999 budget request and financial management issues of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) within the Department of Energy (DOE), focusing on: (1) programs and activities in EE's FY 1999 budget request that raise questions because justifications for significant increases were unclear or inad...
Core Competencies in Financial Management for Management Analysts and Financial Specialists
JFMIP-ET-98-3: Published: Jun 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on establishing core competencies for management analysts and financial specialists who work in the federal government. This document concerns the recruitment, development and retention of staff for key financial management positions...
Core Competencies for Financial Systems Analysts in the Federal Government
JFMIP-ET-98-1: Published: May 1, 1998. Publicly Released: May 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on establishing core competencies for financial systems analysts who work in the federal government. This document defines the context for core competencies, describes the degree of knowledge, skills, and abilities considered necessary to perform effectively in today's rapidly changing environment...