The mission of the Internal Audit Division is to assist senior management meet their responsibilities for maintaining proper system of internal controls, identifying and evaluating significant exposures to risks and helping strengthen risk management throughout the City.
The division acts as a resource to all City divisions, and those agencies, boards and commissions that request the services of the division. It achieves its mission by:
- Selecting and conducting audits of various programs and business processes,
- Conducting special investigations including fraud investigations,
- Responding to requests for audits from the divisions, and
- Providing advice and guidance to management in the design and development of new programs, processes and systems.
The Internal Audit Division reports to the City Manager on the adequacy and effectiveness of city processes, including recommendations for improvement, on an ongoing basis and informs the Audit Committee of its workplan for the following year and activities of the current year on an annual basis.