The Internal Audit Department provides professional quality independent internal audit services to city departments / agencies in order to promote financial accountability; efficiency and effectiveness of operations and programs; compliance with applicable laws, regulations and accounting standards.
Operational audits - Audits that examine the use of resources to determine if resources are being used in the most effective and efficient manner to fulfill the city's mission and objectives
Financial audits - Audits that review accounting and financial transactions
Compliance audits - Review of both financial and operating controls and transactions to see how well they conform with established laws, standards, regulations and procedures
Performance (program) audits - Designed to determine whether government program and activities are meeting stated goals and objectives
Information Systems (IS) audits - Audits that review the internal control environment of automated information processing systems and how people use these systems (may review existing, as well as developing systems)