UNITE D STATES GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE REGIONAL OFFICE ROOM 403 U S CUSTOMHOUSE 610 SOUTH CANAL STREtZl- CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60607 Colonel Robert P. Knight State Director Minnesota State Headquarters Selective Service System 1503 U S Post Offlce and Customhouse 180 E. Kellogg Boulevard St. Paul, Minnesota 55101 Dear Colonel Knight We have made a review for the settlement of accounts of the certifying officers of the Minnesota State Headquarters, Selective Service System, for the perzod through September 30, 1970. The review, completed m December 1970, was made pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921 (31 U.S C 53), and the Accounting and Auditing Act of 1950 (31 U S C 67) Our review, dlrected prlmarlly toward the settlement of the certifying officers' accounts, consisted of an examlnatlon of the administrative procedures and internal controls relating to the receipt and disbursement of funds and Included such tests of flnanclal transactlons as we considered appropriate Program operations were not included In this review In establlshlng the scope of our review, we considered the most recent internal audat of the NatIonal Headquarters Field Auditors for the period (May 1966 to May 1968) Our review dsd not disclose any significant weaknesses in admlnzstratlve procedures and controls However, certain matters indicating a need for improvement in administrative operations were noted during our review and were discussed with members of your staff Although corrective actlon was lnltlated or considered with respect to these matters they are summarized below for your lnformatlon --indebtedness of $208 for erroneous within grade increase noted by Internal Auditors in 1968 has not been settled. 50TH ANNIVERSARY 1921- 1971 t , . --speedometer readings not furnished for various traveled distances that cannot be established by Rand McNally travel guide, and mzleage between Itinerary points not shown on travel vouchers. --no reduction of sick leave accruals made for periods of 80 hours leave wLthout pay (LWOP). --copy of summons and certification of time served for jury duty not on file In accordance with 8 GAO 3, the records of flnanclal trans- actlons through September 30, 1970, may be transmitted to the Federal Records Center for storage In accordance with your records management program. Copies of this report are being furnished to the Director, Selective Service System. We wish to acknowledge the courtesy and cooperation extended to our representatives during the review, and would appreciate being advised of the flnal action taken on these matters Sincerely yours, Regaonal Manager -2-
Review for Settlement of Accounts of Accountable Certifying Officers
Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1971-02-19.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)