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HHS tries to put dent in $65 billion in improper payments

Kay Daly, the assistant inspector general for audit services at Health and Human Services, tells Federal News Radio why HHS has made so many improper payments and what the agency is doing to fix the problem.

Tags: HHS , Kay Daly , inspector general , financial management , improper payments , Federal Drive

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 04:20pm EDT
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Shared services becoming new normal in financial modernization

When it comes to saving money, shared services providers are the new "it" thing. As part of the special report, Rise of the Money People, Federal News Radio gets the inside scoop from the head of the Interior Business Center.

Tags: Interior Business Center , shared services , financial management , Joseph Ward , Esther Horst , In Depth , Francis Rose ,

Monday - 04/08/2013, 07:56pm EDT
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Recovery Board opens next frontier in financial accountability

Pundits may question whether Congress should have approved $804 billion in stimulus money via the Recovery Act of 2009. But many in government have come to realize that the independent agency charged with overseeing how that money was spent -- the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board -- has a lot to teach financial managers about ensuring transparency and rooting out waste in government spending.

Tags: Recovery Act , RAT Board , Earl Devaney , Kathleen Tighe , Danny Werfel , Michael Wood , Transparency , technology , financial accountability , financial management , Michael OConnell , OMB , oversight

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 02:25pm EDT
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Succession planning crucial in financial management arena

Steve Potts of the Graduate School USA explains what agencies need to do to prepare for financial management succession planning. The interview is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: Steve Potts , In Depth , Francis Rose , succession planning , financial management ,

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 12:49pm EDT
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DoD makes slow progress towards clean 2017 audit

Mark Easton, DoD's deputy chief financial officer, says the challenges toward a clean audit are significant but the Pentagon is still optimistic.

Tags: Mark Easton , DoD , CFO , audit , clean audit , On DoD

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 05:51pm EDT
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How one Air Force program aims to save $1 billion

The Air Force Materiel Command is trying to save up to $1 billion through a process called High Velocity Maintenance. Dr. Steve Butler, the executive director of the Air Force Materiel Command, speaks with Francis Rose about how the process helps his agency save money.

Tags: Steve Butler , Air Force Materiel Command , Francis Rose , In Depth , financial management , High Velocity Maintenance

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 03:25pm EDT
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How much cash can an efficient grants program save at your agency?

Tim Lawler, director of the grants management practice at Grant Thornton and former director of financial management at the FAA, tells the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp how the grants process can be streamlined at agencies.

Tags: Tim Lawler , Grant Thornton , financial management , grants management , FAA , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 02:49pm EDT
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Experts discuss DoD's challenges in reaching a clean audit

Former DoD Deputy CFO Al Tucker and Asif Khan from the Government Accountability Office join Francis Rose on this week's edition of Pentagon Solutions to discuss the challenges DoD has in reaching a clean audit by 2017.

Tags: Asif Khan , Al Tucker , DoD , financial management , audits , Pentagon Solutions , Francis Rose ,

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 02:15pm EDT
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Does a bad audit really affect agency operations?

Bob Dacey, the chief accountant at the Government Accountability Office, helps Federal News Radio answer this question as part of our special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: Bob Dacey , GAO , financial management , audits , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 01:18pm EDT
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Three steps to make it out of the impenetrable (financial) fog

President Thomas Jefferson spoke of the impenetrable financial fog the federal government found itself under in 1802. Unfortunately, some things never change. Former Labor Department CFO Sam Mok says there are three steps the new director of the Office of Management and Budget should take to begin making a difference in this arena. Mok's column is part of Federal News Radio's special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: Sam Mok , financial management , OMB , managment , budget , CFO

Tuesday - 04/09/2013, 05:57am EDT
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