Financial management systems (41 - 50 of 109 items)
Internal Controls: Issues Regarding Certain Transactions Processed by FMS
AIMD-98-188R: Published: Jun 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the effectiveness of the Financial Management Service's (FMS) internal controls, focusing on the processes for: (1) recording adjusting journal entries (adjustments) needed to accurately reflect FMS' records of agencies' cash receipts and disbursements; (2) opening, amending, or closing agency location codes (ALC) which identify ag...
HUD Management: Information and Issues Concerning HUD's Management Reform Efforts
T-RCED-98-185: Published: May 7, 1998. Publicly Released: May 7, 1998.
GAO discussed management issues concerning the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), focusing on: (1) the progress HUD has made in addressing management deficiencies and the need for additional improvement; (2) the activities under HUD's 2020 management reform and other efforts to address its deficiencies; (3) issues that GAO believes are key as HUD implements its management reforms;...
Government-wide Accounting and Financial Management Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-34(2): Published: May 1, 1998. Publicly Released: May 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Governmentwide Accounting and Financial Management issues issue area as of May 3, 1998...
Internal Controls: Issues Regarding Automated Standard Application for Payment System
AIMD-98-142R: Published: Apr 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1998.
GAO reviewed the Financial Management Service's (FMS) Automated Standard Application for Payment (ASAP) system, focusing on: (1) the lack of supervision of certain ASAP system staff's work at two regional financial centers that administer the ASAP system; (2) inconsistent documentation by one of the centers of its review of enrollment forms from federal agencies and organizations that want to part...
Homeownership: Management Challenges Facing FHA's Single-Family Housing Operations
T-RCED-98-121: Published: Apr 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the management problems facing the single-family mortgage insurance programs of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), focusing on: (1) FHA's role in providing mortgage credit to home buyers; (2) management problems affecting the operations of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) single-family program, including weaknesses in...
Managing for Results: The Statutory Framework for Performance-Based Management and Accountability
GGD/AIMD-98-52: Published: Jan 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided an overview of certain major statutes that Congress has enacted to instill a more performance-based approach to management and accountability of the federal government.GAO noted that: (1) implemented together, these laws provide a powerful framework for developing and fully integrating information about agencies' missions and strategic priorities,...
The Results Act: Observations on the Railroad Retirement Board's September 1997 Strategic Plan
HEHS-98-13R: Published: Nov 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Railroad Retirement Board's (RRB) September 1997 strategic plan, focusing on: (1) RRB's compliance with the Results Act's requirements and the plan's overall quality; (2) whether the plan reflects RRB's key statutory responsibilities; (3) whether the plan identifies crosscutting functions and plans for coordination with other departments and ag...
Managing For Results: Critical Issues for Improving Federal Agencies' Strategic Plans
GGD-97-180: Published: Sep 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed individual agencies' draft strategic plans, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, focusing on: (1) summarizing the overall results of GAO's reviews of those plans; and (2) identifying, on the basis of those reviews, the strategic planning issues most in need of sustained attention.GAO noted that: (1) a significant amoun...
The Results Act: Observations on DOD's Draft Strategic Plan
NSIAD-97-219R: Published: Aug 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the draft strategic plan submitted by the Department of Defense (DOD) as required by the Government Performance and Results Act.GAO noted that: (1) DOD's draft plan includes discussions of each of the six critical components required in strategic plans; (2) overall, while some of the plan's components are of higher quality than others, the plan rep...
The Results Act: Observations on the Office of Management and Budget's July 1997 Draft Strategic Plan
AIMD/GGD-97-169R: Published: Aug 21, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 27, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the draft strategic plan submitted by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.GAO noted that: (1) OMB's strategic plan provides a beginning framework to articulate how OMB proposes to meet the wide range of presidential, congressional, and federal agency expectations for its leade...