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Internal control improvements needed in Agriculture"s miscellaneous payments system (GAO/AFMD-85-66)

Internal control improvements needed in Agriculture"s miscellaneous payments system (GAO/AFMD-85-66)

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Agriculture,
  • Administrative agencies -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGAO/AFMD -- 85-66
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. Accounting and Financial Management Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 leaves ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22422704M

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Internal control improvements needed in Agriculture"s miscellaneous payments system (GAO/AFMD-85-66) Download PDF EPUB FB2

GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Finance Center's (NFC) miscellaneous payments system to assess the: (1) adequacy of internal controls for ensuring the accuracy and reliability of payment transaction processing; and (2) controls for ensuring the system's compliance with Comptroller General (CG) requirements pertinent to payment systems.

Subject: Internal Control Improvements Needed In Agriculture's Miscellaneous Payments System (GAO,'AFMD) We have reviewed the internal controls over the Department of Aqriculture's miscellaneous payments system, a component feeder system of the Department's central accounting system.

controls in the Department’s administrative payment systems. With annual payments of over $34 billion initiated from a complex and large field structure, it is important that internal controls are implemented and reviewed from a “corporate -level” perspective.

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