Dimension 27.1. Timing, coverage and data requirements
|Time period||Coverage||Data requirements/calculation||Data sources|
At time of
|*Note, the coverage for this dimension in the PEFA 2016 Framework document should be CG|
Reconciliations are required on active accounts only, provided that the inactive accounts were reconciled while they were still active.
27.1:4. Reconciliation ‘at aggregate level’ means that the aggregate cash position of the government across all its accounts is reconciled with the central bank’s corresponding records.
27.1:5. While a Treasury single account facilitates the reconciliation process, a TSA is not required in order to score A on this indicator.
27.1.6: The coverage for this dimension is CG. In the first edition of the PEFA 2016 Framework document, the coverage is incorrectly mentioned as BCG
Dimension 27.2. Suspense accounts
DIMENSION MEASUREMENT GUIDANCE
27.2:1. This dimension assesses the extent to which suspense accounts, including sundry deposits/ liabilities, are reconciled on a regular basis and cleared in a timely way. Failure to clear suspense accounts can distort financial reports and provide an opportunity for fraudulent or corrupt behaviors.
27.2:2. When there are no suspense accounts, this dimension is NA
|Score||Minimum requirements for scores|
Reconciliation of suspense accounts takes place at least monthly, within a month from the end of each
month. Suspense accounts are cleared in a timely way, no later than the end of the fiscal year unless
Reconciliation of suspense accounts takes place at least quarterly, within two months from the end of
each quarter. Suspense accounts are cleared in a timely way, no later than the end of the fiscal year
unless duly justified.
The majority of payments are compliant with regular payment procedures. The majority of exceptions
are properly authorized and justified
|D||Performance is less than required for a C score|
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