The Internal Audit (IA) Department’s reporting relationship was established by a City Charter amendment, and IA is the City’s only independent appraisal function. IA serves the public interest by providing independent and objective audits, reviews, and assessments. IA promotes accountability throughout the City.
IA ensures that the City:
Applies its resources effectively and efficiently
Is in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and contracts
Has adequate safeguards over its assets
Performs appropriate revenue management
Produces reliable financial and operational information
Identifies risk exposures and uses effective strategies to control them
IA accomplishes our mission by carrying out an annual audit plan that utilizes risk analysis to review critical areas of operations. IA is committed to adding value at every opportunity.
IA's strategic objectives are to:
Complete the approved Annual Audit Plan
Comply with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards
Provide a professional and motivated team in the delivery of audit services
Provide unscheduled, value-added assistance to the Mayor, Council, and City Departments
Utilize scarce resources in the most efficient and economical manner possible