The independent audit by Price Waterhouse Cooper conducted last year showed a number of problems.
Auditors uncovered several flaws and weaknesses including spending plans being set based on historic and unreliable information and ineffective team co-operation between the social work director John Alexander and his managers.
The report also highlighted concerns that there were only three people from finance monitoring 50people with budget responsibilities.
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