The research paper fraud detection and control in payroll department. The aim of conduction this research is to investigate into the cause of alarming rate of fraud and its control in the payroll of our various ministries, identify the effect and suggest possible solution towards archiving fraud free in our organization payroll.
In other words, the aim of the study is to ascertain, explained and highlight the reason for fraud in the payroll department and the organization in general, how can it be detected checked and control.
In the investigation and analysis of the data collected. The following problem was identified. Using the incompetent staff to carry out the job required in the payroll. Absence of good internal control and internal check, employing of dishonest staff or crooks in the payroll section, non-motivation of the staff.
Furthermore, because of the ghost workers exercise done by the Enugu state government in the ministry in 1995 is one of the things that inspired my to carry out this research on how fraud can be controlled or at least reduced to the lowest based minimum. The introduction of variation control is one of the checks.
Finally to suggest solution to the problem and make recommendation for the future prospects of payroll department. The following recommendation should be based on the analysis for the questionnaire and oral interview.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Table of content
1.2 Statement of the problem
1.3 Objective of study
1.4 Significance of study
1.5 Statement of the hypothesis
1.6 Scope of the study
1.7 Scope of the study
1.8 Definitions of terms
2.1 Review of the related literature
2.2 Definition of fraud in the payroll department
2.3 Type of fraud in the payroll department
2.4 Causes fraud in the payroll department
2.5 Detection of fraud in the payroll department
2.6 Prevention of fraud in the payroll department
3.1 Research design and methodology
3.2 Source of data
3.4 Secondary data
3.5 Sample used
3.6 Method of investigation
4.1 Data analysis and interpretation
4.2 Data presentation and analysis
4.3 Test of hypothesis
SUMMARY, FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.1 Summary of the findings
APPENDIX / QUESTIONNAIRE