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An examination of the interrelationship between the structure of financial management and the internal audit function within the Department of Defense

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Authors
Davis, Frances R.
Subjects
Financial management function
Internal auditing
Internal controls
Advisors
San Miguel, Joseph G.
Date of Issue
1986-03
Date
March 1986
Publisher
Language
en_US
Abstract
This thesis examines the relationship between comptroller functions and internal audit functions within the Department of the Navy and the Department of the Air Force. Comptroller functions and internal audit functions are two significant control systems used in the Department of Defense to manage scarce resources in a complex organizations. they are of critical importance to overall effectiveness of financial management. the organization and nature of the comptroller functions are reviewed first followed by a similar review of the internal audit functions. This study addresses whether or not comptroller functions influence the type of service performed by internal audit.
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Thesis
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Department
Department of Administrative Science
Organization
Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
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Format
72 p.
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Distribution Statement
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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