Report Summary
Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General

November 2009

Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Statement Audit


To determine whether the financial statements were free of material misstatement. 


The Chief Financial Officer’s Act, as expanded by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994, requires an audit of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) consolidated financial statements.  We contracted with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to provide audit support services for the Fiscal Year 2009 financial statement audit.

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Our Findings

Our Recommendation

We recommended that SSA management implement a policy that requires a periodic review of the content of the SSA’s agency-wide profiles and of those profiles that are locally owned by divisions and/or components.