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A new survey by the Association of Government Accountants and Grant Thornton finds federal CFOs and their staffs have only enough time, money and know-how to do the basics around financial management. Agency financial managers are frustrated with having to face ever-increasing mandates with fewer people.
A new survey of the inspector general community says tighter budgets are making it difficult for IGs to do their jobs effectively. Sequestration hasn't help matters either.
OMB and Treasury have been working with the four federal financial management shared services providers to collect information on cost and performance. OMB Deputy Controller Norman Dong said the data will help agencies make true comparisons of the providers.
Danny Werfel, controller at the Office of Management and Budget, spoke to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin from the Association of Government Accountants National Leadership conference, where he'll deliver a report on federal finance.
Relmond Van Daniker, executive director of the Association of Government Accountants, touts the programs offered at the AGA National Leadership Conference that bring leaders together from across the country to solve shared problems.
Federal News Radio speaks with guests and panelists from the Association of Government Accountants' annual conference in Washington, D.C. The conference features insight into managing risk and the role financial management plays in mission delivery.
The Association of Government Accountants is calling on the government to change how it finds and hires chief operating officers. AGA said better hires should lead to better program performance. And despite finding a number of shortcomings, AGA said performance improvement is working across the government.
Helena Sims, the director of Intergovernmental Relations at the Association of Government Accountants, told In Depth with Francis Rose that agencies can face a variety of fraud and it's often difficult to detect all the "red flags." A new online toolkit created by the AGA aims to help agencies tackle fraud.
Getting it right this time.
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