Accession Number:

ADA234912

Title:

Financial Audit: Air Force's Base-Level Financial Systems do not Provide Reliable Information

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

Over the last several years, GAO has conducted a number of financial audits of major agencies to address concerns about the federal governments deteriorating fiscal condition and ineffective control over financial operations. A full-scale audit of an agencys financial statements provides an understanding of the problems associated with financial management and the required corrective actions. GAO evaluated the Air Forces financial management operations and systems for fiscal year 1988 and 1989 and issued a comprehensive report on the results of the fiscal year 1988 audit, Air Force Does Not Effectively Account For Billions Of Dollars Of ResourcesGAOAFMD-90-23, February 23, 1990. As part of the 1988 and 1989 audits, GAO evaluated selected base-level systems of internal accounting controls at 17 air bases and assessed the accuracy of account balances for those base-level operations. This report details the results of that evaluation for the 2 year period.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE