REPORT DIGEST

 

REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION #38

 

LOGAN/MASON/MENARD COUNTIES

 

FINANCIAL AUDIT

(In Accordance with the
Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133)

For the Year Ended:

June 30, 2004

 

Summary of Findings:

 

Total this audit†††††††††††††             1

Total last audit†††††††††††             2

Repeated from last audit†††††††††† 0

 

Release Date:

November 16, 2005 

 

State of Illinois

Office of the Auditor General

WILLIAM G. HOLLAND

AUDITOR GENERAL

 

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SYNOPSIS

 

 

        The Regional Office of Education #38 had several audit adjustments from prior year audits and other current transactions that had not been recorded in the general ledger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

†††††††† {Expenditures and Revenues are summarized on the reverse page.}

 

 


 

 

REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION #38

LOGAN/MASON/MENARD COUNTIES

 

FINANCIAL AUDIT

(In Accordance with the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133)

For The Year Ended June 30, 2004

 

 

 

FY 2004

FY 2003

TOTAL REVENUES

$634,621

$407,117

Local Sources

$118,678

$121,366

% of Total Revenues

18.70%

29.81%

State Sources

$267,029

$285,751

% of Total Revenues

42.08%

70.19%

Federal Sources

$248,914

$0

% of Total Revenues

39.22%

0%

 

TOTAL EXPENDITURES

$636,736

$403,771

Salaries and Benefits

$347,779

$351,560

% of Total Expenditures

54.62%

87.07%

Purchased Services

$274,314

$41,186

% of Total Expenditures

43.08%

10.20%

All Other Expenditures

$14,643

$11,025

% of Total Expenditures

2.30%

2.73%

 

 

 

TOTAL NET ASSETS1

$194,421

$196,536

 

 

 

INVESTMENT IN CAPITAL ASSETS1

 

$31,924

 

$37,951

 

1         In fiscal year 2004, Regional Offices of Education implemented Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 34 which established a new financial reporting model for state and local governments.Government-wide financial statements are prepared using full accrual accounting that reports Total Net Assets.†† The fiscal year 2003 ending general fixed assets have been restated to reflect the changes required as part of the implementation of GASB Statement No. 34.

††††††††††††† Percentages may not add due to rounding.

 

REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT

During Audit Period:Honorable Jean Anderson

Currently:Honorable Jean Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Regional Office of Education #38 had several audit adjustments from prior year audits and other current transactions that had not been recorded in the general ledger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

UNRECORDED TRANSACTIONS

 

†††††† The Regional Office of Education #38 had several audit adjustments from prior year audits and other current transactions that had not been recorded in the general ledger. The net effect of the unrecorded transactions was an increase in net assets in the amount of $76,424.(Finding 04-1, page 12)

 

††††††† The Regional Office of Education #38 is required to maintain financial accounting records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, which includes ensuring that all transactions are recorded.

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†††††††† The Regional Office of Education #38 agreed with the recommendation to post all proposed adjustments from this audit and implement procedures to ensure that all transactions are recorded timely and properly.

 

 

AUDITORSí OPINION

 

††††† Our auditors state the Regional Office of Education #38ís financial statements as of June 30, 2004 are fairly presented in all material respects.

 

 

 

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WILLIAM G. HOLLAND, Auditor General

WGH:JRB

 

SPECIAL ASSISTANT AUDITORS

 

††††††† Our special assistant auditors were Benford Brown & Associates, LLC.