“The Government of the Philippines is committed to strengthening the public sector through good governance and enhanced service delivery to citizens. The implementation of a modern PFM system enables us to build a foundation for growth while building the capacity we need to sustain the reform process and achieve results.”

— Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management, Government of the Philippines

Supporting the Development Goals of the Philippines

Since 2014, FreeBalance has been working with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) of the Government of Philippines on the design and implementation of the Budget and Treasury Management System (BTMS).

The BTMS, which is used by all 430 national government agencies, covers the Portal and the Budget Management, Budget Execution, Treasury and Cash Management, Accounting and Fiscal Reporting functions of the government.

FreeBalance was responsible for all aspects of the BTMS software implementation during all phases of the project: project management, business requirements, configuration of the software, testing, production readiness, training, go-live in production, and post-implementation support.

Further Reading

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Philippines’ PFM Achievements

Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Assessment

The latest PEFA assessment shows improved results for the Government of the Philippines.

Philippines PEFA Scores

World Governance Indicators

The Philippines has made steady progress in key indicators relating to PFM, especially in Control of Corruption.

Sierra Leone PEFA Assessment Scores
Sierra Leone PEFA Assessment Scores 2
Sierra Leone PEFA Assessment Scores 2

Open Budget Index

The Government of the Philippines has achieved a dramatic improvement in their Open Budget Index scores since the implementation of the BTMS system.

Philippines Open Budget Index Scores

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