Report 2013-107 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report 2013-107: Accounts Outside the State's Centralized Treasury System: Processes Exist to Safeguard Money, but Controls for These Accounts Need Strengthening (Release Date: October 2013)

Recommendation #6 To: Finance, Department of

To ensure that all outside accounts have proper authority, over the next six months, Finance should continue to pursue and resolve the 35 identified unresolved cases in which adequate authority could not be confirmed.

6-Month Agency Response

Finance has resolved the 35 cases in which adequate authority could not be confirmed during the audit. Documentation of the review was provided to CSA on 1/17/2014.

  • Completion Date: January 2014
  • Response Date: March 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

60-Day Agency Response

Finance has reviewed all 35 identified unresolved cases. For 27 of the 35 accounts, Finance has resolved and identified the required authorities. For the remaining 8 accounts, Finance has directed departments to provide or obtain authority for the account (or the account must be closed).

  • Completion Date: December 2013
  • Response Date: December 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Partially Implemented

Finance is still working to resolve the status of 8 accounts.

All Recommendations in 2013-107

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.