INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM IN THE CIVIL SERVICE A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE ENUGU. A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON ACCOUNTING
The study of internal control system as it is practiced in the civil service can not be over emphasize. The project which the researcher has worked on has to do with the civil service hence the topic internal control system in the civil service. (A Case study of Federal Ministry of Finance, Enugu).The researcher went ahead to determine the effective regulation of internal control system as a valuable tool in carrying out effective responsibilities, the objectives, process of control, the various organs f control , the weakness and strength of the internal control in the establishment.However the researcher based his study mainly on the financial Accounting and stores control though there are different types of controls established by the government for managerial efficiency.The research project is divided into five chapters, The introduction, Literature review, The research Design and methodology Data presentation and Analysis, and Finally The Summary of Finds, conclusion and recommendation were dealt with in they research project. Questionnaires were used well in gathering information for the project work.
The word control has been in use form time immemorial. In any type of organization one form of control or the other is exercised to see to the small family size to the large business organisation be it in the small family size to the large business organisation and the complex public sector or government institution.
“Control means power or authority to direct order”. To have control authority, power over, regulate, check”. The last two words regulate and Check are of paramount importance to this study.The importance of control in any organization cannot be over emphasized, hence it was said that: “Without audit no accountability without accountability no control and if there is no control where is the seat of power ?
Internal controls as the term itself suggest involves various actions taken within an organisation to assist in checking, regulating and directing the activities of the organization.