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									Office of Business Oversight



Department of Veterans Affairs
      A-123, Appendix A
       Review Program




  Presented by
  Joseph Bauernfeind, Director

  May 8, 2007
                       Overview

    1. VA’s Story
    2. Office Of Business Oversight
    3. Why Vest Internal Controls in an Internal Audit
       Organization?
    4. Business Review Integration
    5. Systems Review Integration
    6. Results




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                       ICS
                       OBO
                            VA’s Story

       VA adopted a three year A-123, Appendix A
        implementation cycle
       After 1st Year of implementation, A-123, Appendix A
        program office was realigned
       Goal to increase focus, heighten effectiveness and
        leverage resources




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                            ICS
                            OBO
              Office of Business Oversight (OBO)


                                            OBO
                                           Director




       Systems Quality           Management Quality                         Internal Controls
      Assurance Service           Assurance Service                              Service
    - System Quality Assurance   -Capital Asset Management Assurance     - Financial Controls
    - System Testing             - Acquisition and Logistics Assurance   -System Controls
                                 - Health Care Financial Assurance       - Remediation
                                 - Benefits Financial Assurance




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                                   ICS
                                   OBO
               Why Vest Internal Controls in an
                Internal Audit Organization?


       Aligned directly under Department CFO
       Leverage internal audit resources
       Gain efficiencies
       Increase objectivity and independence
       Reduce burden on the field operations




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                             ICS
                             OBO
                  Business Review Integration


       Leverage program knowledge
       Rely on existing review activities for testing
       Coordinate engagements throughout the year
       Assist in remediation actions




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                               ICS
                               OBO
                  Systems Review Integration

       Identify material IT systems
       Prepare process narratives containing both functional
        and systems components
       Identify systems controls to be tested
       Perform testing concurrently
       Prepare report containing both A-123 and A-127 internal
        control findings
       Have a common remediation process




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                              ICS
                              OBO
                                Results


       Too early to tell but preliminary results seem promising




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                              ICS
                              OBO

								
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