Report I2019-4 Recommendation 11 Responses
Report I2019-4: Gross Mismanagement Led to the Misuse of State Resources and Multiple Violations of State Laws (Release Date: August 2019)
Case Number I2017-0840
Recommendation #11 To: Food and Agriculture, Department of
Establish an appropriate segregation of duties between credit card holders and those who reconcile the credit card statements.
Agency Response From May 2020
CDFA provided an agenda of the training it provided in 2019 and a copy of the materials provided to association staff, including the applicable state laws and accounting and contracting manuals, which covered segregation of duties.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented
Agency Response From February 2020
CDFA reported that it completed its review of the information the CEO provided in the association training sessions. CDFA stated that it also performed training on this topic with association staff in October 2019. It has not yet provided our office with a copy of the information the CEO provided in his training sessions or an agenda of the training CDFA provided. It also has not provided documentation to support that the association has established an appropriate segregation of duties.
California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Partially Implemented
Agency Response From October 2019
CDFA reported that in July 2019, the CEO provided information substantiating training sessions he provided. It is reviewing the materials and will work with the association to ensure the proper guidance was provided. It stated that it will also provide additional training on this topic to association staff and estimated that the recommendation would be fully implemented by October or November 2019.