Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Lax Management of Fuel Cards Cited in Audit

The Washington State Auditor's Office, following up on 2008 audit findings regarding the use of fuel cards for the State Department of Ecology, found that the department was still not appropriately monitoring the use of the fuel cards for the department's 400 vehicle fleet, nor were the cards secured and reconciled to purchase card documentation.

Click here to read the audit report.

Manage Cards:  If your agency uses fuel cards or purchasing (procurement) cards, it is important to have clear guidelines, monitoring, and reconciliation of the usage of the cards to prevent abuses from occurring.

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