The University of Southeastern Philippines Finance Division attended the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (Davao Region) for the “Public Financial Management Forum”. The Public Financial Management (PFM) Reform Program aims to ensure the direct, immediate, substantial and economical delivery of public services especially to the poor through improved efficiency, transparency, and accountability in public fund use.
The Program implements the key strategies of the Philippine PFM Reform Roadmap: Towards Improved Accountability and Transparency (2011-2016), a comprehensive reform agenda that seeks to clarify, simplify, improve and harmonize the government’s financial management processes and information systems. The integrated systems shall cover all financial transactions of government and apply uniformly to all government agencies.
The forum were held on March 27, 2015 at the DNSC AVR. These were attended by some government officials from different oversight agencies: CHED Regional Director, DBM Representative – Nonie dela Cruz, Regional Chair SUC RXI – Dr. Edito Sumile and Resident Auditors (from COA) of each SUCs in Region XI (USeP, DOSCST, SPAMAST, DNSC and CVSC) – Finance Directors, Accountants, Budget Officers, and other finance personnel. The speaker of the first part of the program was Director Clara Aurelio, the BTr Regional Director.