KPMG, under contract with DHS OIG, audited the Management Directorate’s financial statements and internal control over financial reporting. The resulting management letter discusses five observations related to internal control for management’s consideration. These issues were related to journal entry review; financial system reconciliations; ineffective obligation analysis; contract expense approval, improper invoice posting; and intra-governmental payment and collection expense approval. These deficiencies are not considered significant and were not required to be reported in our Independent Auditors' Report on DHS’ FY 2016 Financial Statements and Internal Control over Financial Reporting, dated November 14, 2016, included in the DHS FY 2016 Agency Financial Report.
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