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Audit of state contracting for professional and technical services

Hawaii. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor.

Audit of state contracting for professional and technical services

a report to the Governor and the Legislature of the state of Hawaii

by Hawaii. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor.

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Published by The Auditor in Honolulu, HI (465 South King Street, Room 500, Honolulu 96813) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii
    • Subjects:
    • Public contracts -- Hawaii -- Auditing.,
    • Subcontracting -- Hawaii -- Auditing.,
    • Government purchasing -- Hawaii -- Auditing.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementsubmitted by the Auditor, State of Hawaii.
      SeriesReport ;, no. 95-29, Report (Hawaii. Legislature. Office of the Legislative Auditor) ;, no. 95-29.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD3861.U62 H34 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 41 p. ;
      Number of Pages41
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL632509M
      LC Control Number96620527

      The Auditor State of Hawai`i OVERVIEW Audit of Selected State Agencies’ Procurement of Professional Services Contracts Report No. , May Summary This audit was initiated to assess compliance with the Hawai`i Public Procurement Code and to assess management controls and oversight concerning the procurement of professional services. In addition to fraud-related programs, Mr. Thompson provides training on audit interviewing, improving personal and professional effectiveness, behavior and communication skills, leadership and auditing contracts. For 13 years, Mr. Thompson was editor of "Fraud Findings" in The Internal Auditor magazine.

      the extent of professional services contracting and assuring the State is contracting at reasonable rates. Given our results, we do not believe there are any significant savings to be achieved through changing current practices for professional services procured through . RSM, a leading national CPA firm, provides audit and accounting services to growing companies, serving clients from approximately offices across the United States. The unique aspect of our audit services is they are completed by individuals who concentrate on audits of financial services organizations and understand how to tailor the audit.

      Procuring Governmental Audit Services required by law, regulation, or contract (e.g., by the Single Audit Act, by a state law, contracting agency requirement, etc.) to have your financial statement audit performed under Government Auditing Standards issued by The technical expertise of the auditor and the auditor’s commitment. intermediate credit institutions, or contracting restricted to local sources (both loan and grant funded). a. Contracts Competed Internationally This Chapter applies to contracts for technical and professional services when solicitations for such contracts are not made solely within the cooperating country, even though local firms may be eligible.


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The second horizontal internal audit in Small Departments and Agencies (SDAs) since the coming into effect of the Policy on Internal Audit. The objective of the audit was to determine whether contracting for professional, technical and temporary help services in small departments and agencies (SDAs) is being managed in a fair, transparent and competitive manner and whether the overall.

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Personal services are defined as professional or technical expertise provided by a consultant to accomplish a specific study, project or task, or other work.

During our audit period, state law required agencies to procure personal service contracts valued at more than $5, through competitive bidding.

Non-Federal auditors who perform work for the DoD are subject to Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and must be licensed or work for a firm that is licensed in the State or other jurisdiction where they operate their professional practices.

Below is a list of the seven (7) main steps for contracting private auditing services. specific cognizant agency for audit • Provide technical audit advice and liaison assistance to auditees and auditors • Obtain or conduct quality control reviews • Provide support for government -wide quality study of single audits (performed every 6 years or at such other interval determined by OMB)File Size: 1MB.

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If the responder takes exception to any of the terms, conditions or language in the contract, the responder must indicate those exceptions in the response to the RFP; certain. State’s Contracting Process Audit Highlights Highlights of Legislative Auditor report on the State’s Contracting Process, issued on Octo Report # LA Purpose of Audit The purpose of this audit was to determine if the State has established.

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