Internal Control Efforts at USDA

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Office of the Chief Financial Officer. 1. Agenda/Efforts. OCFO's Internal Control DivisionIT Executive Steering CommitteeInternal Control Boot CampRisk Assessment MethodologyCSAMOther Internal Control Efforts. Office of the Chief Financial Officer. 2. . . . Internal Control Efforts at the

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1. Internal Control Efforts at USDA Presented by Michael A. Fiene

2. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 1 Agenda/Efforts OCFO’s Internal Control Division IT Executive Steering Committee Internal Control Boot Camp Risk Assessment Methodology CSAM Other Internal Control Efforts

3. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 2 Internal Control Efforts at the Fiene House

4. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 3

5. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 4 Keys to a Self-Sustaining IC Program Education/Training Communication Automated Compliance Tools Streamline & Consolidate Reviews Offices of Control & Compliance (OCCO)

6. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 5 OCFO’s Internal Control Division (ICD)

7. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 6 OCFO-ICD Mission Statement To promote and support the USDA’s internal control program in order to provide reasonable assurance that: USDA operations are effective & efficient USDA complies with applicable laws and regulations USDA financial reports are reliable

8. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 7 What Does OCFO-ICD Do? Review and monitor USDA operations & systems Assist/coach USDA and its agencies in their internal control efforts Promote effective internal control practices in order to support audits Provide training and facilitate communication

9. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 8 OCFO-ICD Staff Michael A. Fiene, Director Ronda F. Price, Deputy Director, Financial Control Specialist Patricia Price, Administrative Control Specialist Fiscal Control Specialist (IS) (Vacant) 3 positions (vacant)

10. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 9 IT Executive Steering Committee (IT-ESC)

11. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 10 IT-ESC Established by Chuck Christopherson, November, 2006 Joint OCFO and OCIO effort to address the ongoing IT material weakness and provide leadership and direction Co-Chaired by Jon Holladay, Deputy CFO and Chris Smith, Deputy CIO Meet every Thursday

12. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 11 IT-ESC 16 agencies brief the IT-ESC Seek common solutions to common problems Results Joint CIO/CFO meetings (Monthly) Communication I/C Bootcamp CSAM Risk Assessment Methodology

13. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 12 USDA Internal Control Boot Camp

14. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 13 Internal Control Boot Camp

15. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 14 Internal Control Boot Camp

16. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 15 Internal Control Boot Camp

17. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 16 Internal Control Boot Camp

18. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 17 Risk Assessment Methodology

19. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 18

20. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 19 Risk Assessment Workshops (August, 2008) Washington, DC Kansas City, MO St. Louis, MO New Orleans, LA Albuquerque, NM

21. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 20 Cyber Security Assessment and Management System (CSAM)

22. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 21 CSAM

23. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 22 CSAM Allows for transparency of systems and controls Upload supporting documents/artifacts Customizable Flexible reporting Use for A-123, Appendix A assessment of financial/process controls.

24. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 23 Other Internal Control Efforts at USDA

25. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 24 Other Internal Control Efforts A-123, Appendix A assessment over FFATA data Combine required internal control reviews/assessments (FMFIA, FFMIA, FISMA, etc.) Streamline required internal control reviews/assessments (ongoing monitoring) Establish Office of Control and Compliance at each agency

26. Office of the Chief Financial Officer 25 Internal Control Compliance

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