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Internal Audit Service

Internal audit is an independent, objective assurance and consulting service designed to add value and improve the Council’s operations. Internal Audit helps the Council to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.It provides the following functions:

  • Reviews standards of financial conduct
  • Reviews procedures to prevent and detect fraud and corruption
  • Reviews corporate governance arrangements, risk management processes and key internal controls to allow the production of an annual internal control assurance statement
  • Provides corporate advice on financial and non-financial control measures
  • Provides consultancy services for projects on system developments and improvement programs
  • Investigates suspected irregularity (other than external Benefit Fraud)
  • Supports the Annual Governance Statement and provides an annual assurance opinion

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