Financial management systems (61 - 68 of 68 items)
Customs Service: Strong Leadership Needed To Address Management Problems
T-GGD-92-45: Published: May 21, 1992. Publicly Released: May 21, 1992.
GAO discussed its general management review of the Customs Service and its financial and information management environment. GAO noted that: (1) mission planning, financial management, information management, human resource management, and organizational structure weaknesses have hampered Customs administration; (2) Customs is not detecting the vast majority of imported cargo violations and can no...
Social Security Administration: Stable Leadership and Better Management Needed To Improve Effectiveness
HRD-87-39: Published: Mar 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1987.
GAO reviewed management problems that the Social Security Administration (SSA) must address to ensure the continued delivery of high-quality service to social security recipients.GAO noted that SSA has serious management problems that: (1) are not evident to the public; (2) have contributed to crisis situations in the past; and (3) could interfere with SSA ability to effectively accomplish its mis...
Inspectors General: Compliance With Professional Standards by the Agriculture Inspector General
AFMD-86-41: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Office of Inspector General's (OIG) compliance with professional standards in conducting audits and investigations.GAO found that, of the 23 audit and investigation standards it reviewed, OIG satisfactorily complied with 18. Although OIG complied with certain aspects of the other 5 standards, GAO found that: (1) some OIG supervisors did not docum...
Progress in Improving Program and Budget Information for Congressional Use
OACG-84-2: Published: Nov 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1983.
GAO presented its annual report on the progress and results of its continuing program to: (1) develop standard terms and classifications for Federal fiscal, budgetary, and program-related information; (2) identify congressional needs for such information; and (3) monitor recurring reporting requirements of Congress and recommend changes.Over the past year, GAO has noted a number of positive action...
Examination of BAQ Payments to Single Navy Members
089656: Sep 25, 1975
No summary is currently available...
The District of Columbia Can Pay More Vendors on Time
GGD-83-38: Published: Apr 1, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1983.
GAO identified problems that the District of Columbia experiences in making timely payments to vendors. GAO also estimated costs to both the District and its vendors resulting from untimely payments.GAO estimated that, in fiscal year 1981, only 28 percent of the District's vendor payments were paid within 30 days which resulted in a loss of about $383,000 in purchase discounts. Late payments also...
Financial Control System Problems at the Community Services Administration Will Not Be Fully Solved by the Current System Redesign Project
AFMD-81-96: Published: Aug 19, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1981.
GAO reviewed the Community Services Administration's automated Financial Control System. The objectives were to determine whether the accounting and management control systems ensure that: (1) cash advances received, money expended, and balances on hand are properly and accurately reported; and (2) cash advances are not requested prematurely causing balances to exceed immediate and reasonable cash...
Proposed Increase in Funds Authorized for the Temporary Commission on Financial Oversight of the District of Columbia
109191: Apr 25, 1979
Without proposed legislation the Temporary Commission on Financial Oversight of the District of Columbia will be unable to fulfill the responsibilities assigned to it by law. In essence, public law requires the Commission, through contractors, to improve the District government's financial planning, reporting, and control systems; prepare procedures for ongoing training programs for employees who...