Governments & Higher Education

Tools to meet compliance requirements, detect improper payments, and manage risk.

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Designed for federal, state and local governments, and higher education institutions.

As a GRC professional, you’re constantly challenged to do more with less. Whether you’re assuring regulatory compliance, managing your organization's evolving risk landscape or protecting against fraud, waste and abuse, we can help. Drawing on decades of experience working with hundreds of governments and educational institutions, ACL is positioned to help you achieve your GRC goals. The toolkits below include an integrated library of standards and regulations and resources to help make your job easier.

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A toolkit is a curated set of tools aimed at addressing one area of risk or compliance.

For example, a toolkit might include a set of data analytics, a risk control framework, and a best practices program.

Improper Payments Toolkit

Improper payments degrade the integrity of government programs and erode citizens’ trust in the government. ACL’s out-of-the box scripts analyze 100% of your transaction data to uncover fraud indicators within your programs. Proactively stop improper payments before they occur and ensure that government funds are managed with the highest integrity.

  • Analysis App: pre-built scripts that you can use out-of-the-box to quickly analyze your data to help manage improper payment risks.
  • Analysis App: pre-built scripts that you can use out-of-the-box to quickly analyze your data to help manage Medicare/Medicaid improper payment risks.
  • Analysis App: pre-built scripts that you can use out-of-the-box to quickly analyze your data to help manage SNAP fraud risks.
  • Analysis App: pre-built scripts that you can use out-of-the-box to quickly analyze your data to help manage unemployment insurance overpayment risks.

Yellow Book (GAGAS) Toolkit

Adhering to Yellow Book’s gold standard and ensuring standardization across your entire audit team can be challenging. This leads to issues arising, peer reviews and the risk that your audits don’t follow best practices. With this toolkit, Yellow Book standards and procedures will be at your fingertips, along with audit project templates that ensures your team meets the highest standards.

  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for GAGAS 2011.
  • Project Templates: ready-to-use project templates to help you set up your GAGAS compliance management projects faster.
  • Project Templates: ready-to-use project templates to help you set up your GAGAS compliance management projects faster.
  • Project Templates: ready-to-use project templates to help you set up your GAGAS compliance management projects faster.

Grants Management Toolkit

Recipients of federal grants need to comply with the federal Uniform Grant Guidance (OMB A-133), or risk losing grant eligibility. This toolkit includes ready-to-use compliance rules built into your ACL environment. Be confident in your Single Audit readiness and reduce the time and effort involved.

  • Last updated February 8, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for the AGA® Subrecipient Risk Assessment Monitoring Tool 2009.
  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-133 Part 3.1

  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-133 Part 3.2
  • Last updated November 29, 2017

    Compliance Maps: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-133 USDA - CFDA 10.551.
  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Maps: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-133 Department of Education Programs.
  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Maps: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-133 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Programs.
  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Maps: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-133 Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Programs.
  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Maps: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-133 Department of Transportation Programs.

OMB A-123 Toolkit

Compliance with OMB A-123 is extremely challenging—managers may not be aware of their responsibilities and capturing self-assessments across different departments can be a nightmare. This toolkit provides Standards for Internal Control in the Federal Government immediately available in your ACL environment so that you can ensure your internal controls meet the standards.

  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for OMB A-123 (Revision 2014) .

Government IT Compliance Toolkit

Setting up, tracking, and managing federal government IT compliance is time consuming and burdensome. Federal auditors often spend weeks simply mapping out requirements in a spreadsheet. Skip the tedious setup time and more swiftly understand and report on your compliance with our pre-loaded Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual standards.

  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for FISCAM Business Process Application Controls 2009.
  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for FISCAM General IT Controls 2009.

Higher Education Compliance Toolkit

Complying with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is demanding. It is not easy to coordinate across multiple functional and departmental areas—and a miss can result in losing critical federal funding. With this toolkit, FERPA regulations are embedded in ACL from the beginning, helping you achieve efficient and effective compliance.

  • Last updated July 18, 2018

    Compliance Map: embedded content to simplify management of compliance obligations for FERPA 2017.

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