Mr. R. Pacheco Regional Disbursing 'Officer 7w*t: MCI4.W-icn cf Disbu.rsc~e;lt Bareau of Accounts Department of the Txasury c Post Office Box 8670 Chicago) Illinois 606 E3 1IllIllIIIIIllIlllllllllllllll LMD89308 Dear Mr. Pacheco: We have f accounts of the made a r review iErector, Chicago s3ursing Center, Dlvisionpf Disbursement, Bureau of Accowi &?pa.rtzcnt of the Treasury, 'Chicago, Illinois, for the period 3azux-y 1, 1967, through September 30, 1970. Tine review was made pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1321 (31 U.S.C. 533, aad the Accounting and Auditing Act of I.950 (31 U.S.C. 67). 7 * Our review, completed in March 1971 and covering certifying and disbursing activities, was directed primasi;ly toward evaluat- ing the procedures and internal controls relative to the receipt and disbursement of funds, and considered the most recent internal audits performed. Program operations were not included in our review. While we have not found that accountab3.lity has be& affected in the aggregate, we nored certain xatters which indicate a need for additional mznagerr.ent attention. These matters, as set forth below, were discilssed with you and members of your staff on March 3, 1971. 1. Wage and ssparation data has been incorrectly reported to the State of Illinois in several instances. 2. Certain obligations, accrued liabilities, and vouchers have not been adegu ately supported or documented as required by governing procedures. 3. Procedures covering cash in custlody of Govemtient cashiers have not always been followed with respect to the hmdlting of losses and to periodically reviewing all cashier activity. ,,,,,,, 1) . ,,,,,, ,,, /,, - .,” ,,,,,I ,,,,.,,,, ,,*,, x ,n .l,,, ,./” ,,,,. ,,. ,_l,“,.l,l” ,“,, ,,, ,. ,, i_, ,” ,, ,,,/
Review of Accounts of the Director, Chicago Disbursing Center, Division of Disbursement, Bureau of Accounts
Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1971-04-16.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)