How are units selected for audit?

The IG, in coordination with the Audit Committee, develops an annual work plan based on an assessment of relative risks, that identifies areas and processes to be reviewed. In developing the work plan, the IG takes into consideration requests from the planning boards, commissioners, Commission employees, elected officials and members of the public.  The IG has final authority on the completion of work assignments.

 To assist in this process, each year, the OIG performs a comprehensive risk assessment. With input from Commission management and key stakeholders, audit risk areas, such as purchase card processes, information systems or facilities are identified. The OIG then decides which areas to audit based on the results of the assessment and the audit resources available.

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1. Why does M-NCPPC have an Office of the Inspector General?
2. Where does the OIG fit in the organization?
3. How are units selected for audit?
4. What are internal inspectors/auditors looking for?
5. How do I Report, Fraud, Waste, and Abuse?
6. Who audits the Office of the Inspector General?
7. If I call you with information about a possible irregularity, will my identity be kept a secret?