The mission of the Internal Audit Division is to assist senior management in meeting their responsibilities for maintaining proper internal controls, identifying and evaluating significant exposures to risks and helping to strengthen risk management throughout the City.
The division is a resource to all City divisions and agencies, boards and commissions that request the division's services. 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 divisions
- providing advice and guidance to management in the design and development of new programs, processes and systems
The division reports to the City Manager on the adequacy and effectiveness of City processes, including recommendations for improvement. The division also informs the Audit Committee of its work plan for the following year and current year's activities.