DOD Financial Management: The Army Faces Significant Challenges in Achieving Audit Readiness for Its Military Pay Page: 3 of 44
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Process and System Weaknesses Hindered Army's Ability to
Identify a Valid Population of Military Payroll Transactions 12
The Army Was Unable to Provide Documentation to Support the
Validity and Accuracy of a Sample of Payroll Transactions 16
Recommendations for Executive Action 27
Agency Comments and Our Evaluation 28
Appendix I Objectives, Scope, and Methodology 31
Appendix II Comments from the Department of the Army 35
Appendix III GAO Contact and Staff Acknowledgments 38
Figure 1: Army Process for Creating a Military Pay Record for an
Enlisted Service Member 8
Figure 2: Overview of Major Systems Involved in Processing Active
Army Military Payroll 11
Figure 3: Test Results for 5 of 250 Soldier Pay Account Sample
GAO-12-406 Army Military Pay Audit Readiness
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United States. Government Accountability Office. DOD Financial Management: The Army Faces Significant Challenges in Achieving Audit Readiness for Its Military Pay, report, March 22, 2012; Washington D.C.. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc295499/m1/3/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.