The Social Security Administration’s Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2012

Date: 
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Report Number: 
A-15-12-11286
Report Type: 
Audit Report
Office Affiliation: 

The CFO Act, as amended, requires that SSA's Inspector General (IG) or an independent external auditor, as determined by the IG, audit SSA's financial statements in accordance with applicable standards. Under a contract monitored by the Office of the Inspector General, Grant Thornton, an independent certified public accounting firm, audited SSA's Fiscal Year 2012 financial statements.

Our objective of this audit was to fulfill our responsibilities under the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-576) and related legislation, we monitored Grant Thornton, LLP’s audit of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Fiscal Year 2012 financial statements to ensure the quality of the audit work performed was adequate.