Reporting requirements (61 - 70 of 119 items)
JFMIP: Building The Workforce Capacity to Successfully Implement Financial Systems
A04065: Apr 1, 2002
GAO published a financial management document that provided managers with reliable, timely and accurate financial information to decision makers. This document provides strategies to improve the recruitment, retention, and training of personnel working on financial system implementation at Federal agencies...
U.S. Postal Service: Deteriorating Financial Outlook Increases Need for Transformation
GAO-02-355: Published: Feb 28, 2002. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 2002.
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) continues to experience deficits, severe cash-flow problems, rising debt, and liabilities that exceed its assets. USPS also lacks enough income to fund needed investments in safety, maintenance, expansion, and modernization and to cover its liabilities. USPS reported a $1.68 billion deficit in fiscal year 2001, up from $199 million a year earlier. The pressure to inc...
Managing For Results: Next Steps to Improve the Federal Government's Management and Performance
GAO-02-439T: Published: Feb 15, 2002. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2002.
Federal agencies need to work with other governmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector, both domestically and internationally, to achieve results. By focusing on accountable, results-oriented management, the federal government can use this network to deliver economical, efficient, and effective programs and services to the American people. The administration's p...
District of Columbia: Reporting Requirements Enacted by Congress
GAO-01-1134: Published: Sep 28, 2001. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2001.
This report lists 48 reporting requirements enacted by Congress on the District of Columbia (DC) government. The District of Columbia Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 and the Supplemental Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 contain 24 of these requirements. The other 24 originate from prior appropriation acts for DC or from other federal statutes. Of the 48 requirements, 23 provide info...
National Transportation Safety Board: Weak Internal Control Impaired Financial Accountability
GAO-01-1032: Published: Sep 28, 2001. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 2001.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) promotes transportation safety through accident investigations, special studies, and recommendations intended to prevent accidents. Separate reviews at NTSB by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (PwC) and GAO found significant shortcomings in the design and operation of NTSB's internal controls during 1999 and 2000. These deficiencies indicated insufficient...
Department of the Treasury: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges
GAO-01-712: Published: Jun 15, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of the Treasury's fiscal year 2000 performance report and fiscal year 2002 performance report plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act. Specifically, GAO discusses Treasury's progress in addressing several key outcomes that are important to Treasury's mission. In general, GAO could not adequately determine Treasury's progress on five key outcom...
Managing for Results: Using GPRA to Assist Oversight and Decisionmaking
GAO-01-872T: Published: Jun 19, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 2001.
This testimony discusses the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) of 1993. During the last decade, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget, and executive agencies have worked to implement a statutory framework to improve the performance and accountability of the executive branch and to enhance executive branch and congressional decisionmaking. The core of this framework includes fin...
District of Columbia: Oversight in the Post-Control Board Period
GAO-01-845T: Published: Jun 8, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 2001.
Although the District of Columbia, the Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority, and Congress have achieved an enormous accomplishment in restoring the District to financial viability, many of the challenges the District faced in the past continue. The District and Congress need current, reliable information about the District's financial condition and developing trends in orde...
District of Columbia: Observations on Management Issues
GAO-01-743T: Published: May 16, 2001. Publicly Released: May 16, 2001.
The District of Columbia has taken various steps to implement a performance management process, and Congress has continued to provide oversight to strengthen the District's ability to efficiently and effectively deliver results to its taxpayers. This testimony discusses GAO's (1) ongoing review of the District's fiscal year 2000 performance report; (2) report issued in April 2001 on the implementa...
U.S. Government Financial Statements: FY 2000 Reporting Underscores the Need to Accelerate Federal Financial Management Reform
GAO-01-570T: Published: Mar 30, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2001.
The Comptroller General discusses GAO's report on the U.S. government's consolidated financial statements for fiscal year 2000. This is the fourth consecutive year that GAO has been unable to express an opinion on the U.S. government's consolidated financial statements. Material weaknesses in internal control and accounting and reporting issues prevented GAO from being able to provide Congress and...