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Town of Preble Audited by NY Comptroller


A recent audit conducted by the New York State Comptroller’s office found that the Town Board and Supervisor did not provide adequate oversight of non-payroll disbursements.

The audits overall goal was to determine if the Town Board and Supervisor were providing adequate oversight of the non-payroll disbursements. Officials found that town officials didn’t adequately segregate the bookkeeper’s duties or implement mitigation measures.

Recommendations the Comptroller’s Officer made to the Town. Those were to segregate the duties of non-payroll disbursements process or implement effective mitigating controls to ensure that all non-payroll disbursements are for actual town purposes.

Additionally, it was recommended that the Town of Preble conduct an annual audit to include reviewing bank reconciliations, bank statements, canceled check images and supporting documentation of disbursements.

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