Department of Defense Progress in Resolving Contract Audits.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DIV
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This report responds to request for evaluation of the Department of Defenses DODs contract audit resolution system. The purpose of this system is to ensure that managers fully consider and implement, when appropriate, contract audit recommendations within prescribed time frames. Almost all the contract audits are conducted by the Defense Contract Audit Agency DCAA. DCAA audits contractor cost estimates preaward audits as well as contractor costs and operations post award audits. Policies on audit resolution are To protect the governments interest, it is essential that officials promptly resolve audit recommendations and report their actions to top managers. This reporting enables managers to oversee the timeliness and quality of resolution decisions.
- Administration and Management
- Economics and Cost Analysis