Report | Jan. 5, 2021

Project Announcement: Oversight of the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 Examination of the Defense Automatic Addressing System for the Period of October 1, 2020, Through June 30, 2021 (Project No. D2021-D000FE-0060.000)

Audit

Our planned oversight will begin immediately. The Director, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requested a Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 (SSAE 18) examination of the Defense Automatic Addressing System (DAAS) for the period of October 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021. We contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst and Young (EY), LLP to perform the SSAE 18 examination. The objective of EY’s attestation examination is to issue an opinion on the DLA’s description of DAAS and the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of the controls to achieve the related control objectives stated in the description. The objective of this oversight project is to provide contract oversight of EY’s attestation examination and determine whether EY complied with the contract and applicable attestation and generally accepted government auditing standards while performing the SSAE 18 examination of DAAS.