Design of Navy Reserve Pay System

FGMSD-77-57: Published: Jul 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 1977.

Additional Materials:


Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800

The design of the Navy Reserve Pay System was approved. The system was designed to pay Naval Reservists for: (1) performing active duty for training; (2) performing temporary active duty for less than 30 days; and (3) attending drills. The automated portion of the system was designed to establish and maintain individual pay accounts and to pay members from a central site. It is located at the Navy Finance Center, Cleveland, Ohio, and processes data received from the Naval Reserve Personnel Center.

The internal controls in the system appeared to be adequate. Interface data that enter the system are edited and validated by the Personnel Center's systems, and source documents pertaining to personnel data are retained at the Personnel Center. Transactions can be traced for audit through social security numbers and other unique numbers assigned to forms and batches. Automated programs can be used to extract accounts. Minor problems were identified; there is a need for: (1) redesign of the software system to take advantage of enhancements offered by the new computer configuration being used; and (2) a contingency plan at the Navy Finance Center's central site computer facility.

Oct 19, 2020

Jun 22, 2020

Apr 14, 2020

Feb 14, 2020

Feb 10, 2020

Sep 9, 2019

Apr 10, 2019

  • employment icon, source: GAO

    Priority Open Recommendations:

    Department of Labor
    GAO-19-395SP: Published: Apr 3, 2019. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 2019.

Apr 9, 2019

Apr 8, 2019

Mar 28, 2019

Looking for more? Browse all our products here