The purpose of an internal audit is to assist management by providing analysis, information, and recommendations for the improvement of controls and operations. The adequacy and effectiveness of the associated internal controls will be evaluated, which may include:
- Compliance with policies and procedures, rules, and regulations
- Reliability and integrity of financial and operational information
- Effectiveness and efficiency of operations
- Safeguarding of assets
"Barbara and the rest of the internal audit staff do a great job in helping the university to identify risks and improve operations. I encourage the entire university community to take advantage of the department’s knowledge and skills in addressing today’s unique financial challenges." David K. Creamer, Vice President for Finance & Business Services and Treasurer.