Financial management systems (41 - 50 of 68 items)
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...
Federal Inspectors General: An Historical Perspective
T-AIMD-98-146: Published: Apr 21, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1998.
GAO discussed the evolution of the work of federal Inspectors General (IG).GAO noted that: (1) Congress created IGs throughout government as a result of growing reports of serious and widespread internal control breakdowns; (2) IGs were principally charged with detecting fraud, waste, and mismanagement in agencies' programs and operations, conducting audits and investigations, and recommending pol...
JFMIP News: A Newsletter for Government Financial Managers, Fall 1998, Vol. 10, No. 3
161473: Jan 1, 1998
GAO provided information on the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program's current financial management initiatives, activities, and practices...
Customs Service: Comments on Strategic Plan and Resource Allocation Process
T-GGD-98-15: Published: Oct 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1997.
GAO discussed the strategic plan submitted by the U.S. Customs Service, as required by the Government Performance and Results Act.GAO noted that: (1) the Customs Service's plan addresses the required elements; (2) it also contains a discussion of management challenges but, in GAO's opinion, does not adequately recognize Customs' need to improve its financial management and internal control systems...
Core Competencies for Financial System Analysts in the Federal Government (Exposure Draft)
CC-4: Published: Sep 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1997.
GAO presented 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 learning objectives, and documents developmental activities...
U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Programs: Allegation of Additional Losses on the Olympic Commemorative Coin Program
T-AIMD-97-124: Published: Jun 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1997.
GAO discussed its preliminary findings regarding an allegation about the U.S. Mint's Atlanta Olympic Commemorative Coin Program (Olympic Coin Program). The allegation claims that the Olympic Coin Program has lost approximately $24.7 million, while the Mint has previously reported losses of only about $2 million. GAO has not yet completed its work and, accordingly, cautions that its results are onl...
Defense Programs: Opportunities to Reform Key Business Practices
NSIAD-97-99R: Published: Mar 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized information on the defense budget and Department of Defense (DOD) infrastructure, inventory management, financial management, and acquisition programs.GAO noted that: (1) it has reported on problems and made numerous suggestions for improvements and efficiencies in DOD's infrastructure, inventory management, financial management, and acquisition...
High-Risk Areas: Update on Progress and Remaining Challenges
T-HR-97-22: Published: Feb 13, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1997.
GAO discussed major government programs and operations it has identified as high risk because of vulnerability to waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement and legislative and agency actions that have resulted in progress towards resolving these problems.GAO noted that: (1) without additional attention to resolve problems in the 25 areas that are the current focus of GAO's high-risk initiative, the g...
JFMIP News: A Newsletter for Government Financial Managers, Fall 1997, Vol. 9, No. 3
159627: Jan 1, 1997
The Joint Financial Management Improvement Program provided information on its current financial management initiatives, activities, and practices...
JFMIP News: A Newsletter for Government Financial Managers, Spring 1997, Vol. 9, No. 1
158944: Jan 1, 1997
GAO provided information on the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program's: (1) 26th annual conference; and (2) current financial management initiatives, activities, and practices...