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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Details:

Title

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2016-17

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Date

2017

Notes

Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report

Volume

2016/2017

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1835-2332

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/304926

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/361114

Page content

Annual Report 2016-17 | Department of Corporate and Information Services224 APPEN D ICES Appendix II - Audits by the Auditor-General DCIS End of Year Review (Shared Services) for the year ended 30 June 2016 AUDIT OBJECTIVE: To assess the adequacy of selected aspects of end of financial year controls over accounting andmaterial financial transactions performed by DCIS on the behalf of Northern Territory Government agencies. The audit focussed on: June journal entries end-of-year receipting prescribed ledger completion processes annual leave and long service data provided by Personnel Information Payroll System (PIPS) trust accounts controls and processes applied by the department to capture year end balances. AUDIT OUTCOME: No weaknesses in controls were identified during the audit, and accounting and control procedures examined in relation to the end of financial year processes were found to be generally satisfactory. No major matters were identified during the audit. ACTION: No action required. DCIS End of Year Review for the year ended 30 June 2016 AUDIT OBJECTIVE: To assess the adequacy of selected aspects of end of financial year controls over reporting, accounting and material financial transactions and balances for DCIS with the primary purpose of providing support tothe audit of the Treasurers Annual Financial Statements (TAFS). The review focussed on the accrual accounting aspects of the 30 June 2016 financial data contained in DCIS Government Aaccounting System (GAS) general ledger and consolidated by the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) into the TAFS. AUDIT OUTCOME: One matter was identified: A full reconciliation of the ICT Clearing Account identifying to whom these amounts are owed at balance date was unable to be provided. The accounting and control procedures were found to be generally satisfactory. ACTION: DCIS contends the account is reconciled with any balances not required to be provided to the Central Holding Authority. A clearing account policy has been developed, with DTF endorsement to be sought. NT Fleet Financial Statement Audit for the year ended 30 June 2016 AUDIT OBJECTIVE: To conduct sufficient audit work to form an opinion on the financial statements of NT Fleet for the year ended 30 June 2016. AUDIT OUTCOME: An unmodified audit opinion was issued on the NT Fleet financial statements. One matter wasidentified during the audit: A lack of readily available documents from NT Fleet resulted in delays in completingthe audit. ACTION: NT Fleets procedures have been changed to improve financial reporting processes. For the Year Ended 30 June 2017


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