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Welcome. Our objective is to make the City a better place to live. We do this by ensuring that City government is efficient, effective, and accountable to the citizens.

The Office of Internal Audit believes that positive change is accomplished by offering City government recommendations to continue to excel and improve.

We strive to improve our skills by being open to ideas and having the attitude that learning is continuous. We invite you to learn about our office and read our reports.

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To provide independent audits to promote transparency, accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of City government for the citizens of Albuquerque.

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04-25-2019 - 17-104 - Performance Audit - Payroll Audit - Department of Municipal Development

By establishing internal control processes for maintaining payroll documentation and approvals, DMD will be able to support the accuracy and validity of all payroll transactions that require such controls. In addition, DMD and other City departments will benefit by completing KRONOS reviews and approvals at the end of each pay period. KRONOS reviews and approvals will help all departments detect and prevent inaccurate time recordings.

02-27-2019 - 18-103 - Performance Audit - Personal Identifiable Information Security on City Systems - Citywide

Current citywide processes, policies and procedures are not adequate to ensure classifying and safeguarding of Personal Identifiable Information (PII) at the department level, and delegate certain authority to the department directors. DTI does not maintain an active inventory of systems and devices that contain PII. The City also does not have comprehensive policies and procedures for classifying and safeguarding PII. In addition, individuals with access to the City's computer environment are not always trained on or aware of their responsibility to safeguard PII.

12-13-2017 - 16-108 - Performance Audit - Performance Monitoring of Social Service Contracts - Department of Family and Community Services

The Department of Family and Community Services (DFCS) should establish an effective and efficient process for monitoring the performance of Social Service Contracts. By establishing a consistent, standard and centralized process for monitoring the performance of Social Service Contracts, DFCS management can ensure that expected outcomes are met, and the City has fully benefited from the provided services.

2017 Annual Report - Office of Internal Audit

The Office of Internal Audit (OIA) has completed its' annual report for fiscal year 2017, which demonstrates that OIA produces audits and non-audit services that include recommendations intended to improve City operations. It also shows the service OIA provides by offering its knowledge and expertise in responding to requests for assistance from department personnel.

Open Letter

It has come to the attention of the Inspector General and Acting City Auditor that individuals in unclassified positions have obtained or may be in the process of obtaining classified employment. In some cases, it has been proposed that new positions be created with the intent to move individuals from unclassified to classified positions. Without proper support and justification, this practice has the potential to have negative impacts on the City's budget and operational environment.