United States

Department of Homeland Security: The Road to a 'Clean' Opinion

Jun 22, 2014
From the Government Institute

This article details the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) quest to achieve an unmodified opinion on its financial statements. The milestone effort spanned two administrations and involved hundreds of people and thousands of changes to processes, systems and controls.

Reproduced with the permission of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), this article was first published in the Summer 2014 issue of AGA's Journal of Government Financial Management.