Respondents in the American Society of Military Comptrollers’ 2016 survey of financial management professionals urge the next administration to conduct a comprehensive review of financial management information technology modernization efforts.
Grant Thornton said Thursday, the respondents have also recommended the incoming administration to develop mitigation strategies as well as focus initial management attention on the development and recruitment of financial managers.
The respondents also suggests the endorsement of the Defense Financial Management’s push to achieve auditability and the utilization of the leadership that currently exists throughout the department’s workforce.
ASMC, a non-profit educational and professional organization for civilian and military personnel, promotes the education and training of members as well as aids the development of the military comptrollership.
The survey covered context and trends on areas such as audit, budget uncertainty, fiscal constraint, information technology modernization and people to offer insights on challenges faced by the previous administration.