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Internal Audit

View audit reports for the City of Albuquerque's Office of Internal Audit.

Welcome to the Office of Internal Audit

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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Mission Statement

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

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03-17-2017 - 16-107 - Performance Audit - Officer Overtime - APD

Consistently following SOPs and protocol for overtime transactions are significant controls that are intended to prevent unauthorized overtime from being approved and paid. Reconciliation of subsidiary systems to main systems and on-going monitoring can effectively detect potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

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OIA Passes Peer Review

The Office of Internal Audit (OIA) passed its peer review on October 20, 2016. Government Auditing Standards (GAS) issued by the Comptroller General of the United States Government Accountability Office requires audit organizations to have an external peer review at least once every three years. The external peer review determines whether the reviewed organization's internal quality control system is adequate and whether quality control policies and procedures are being complied with to provided the audit organization with reasonable assurance of conforming with applicable professional standards.

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10-26-2016- 16-102 - Vendor Audit - Advantage Barricade & RoadMarks, LLC (City Report) - Citywide

Effective contract monitoring is important for ensuring contractual compliance. City user departments need to be educated about what effective contract monitoring involves, and be reminded that when using citywide contracts, monitoring of these contracts should also be completed. To ensure compliance, user departments should become familiar with and enforce specific contract requirements.

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10-26-2016- 15-109 - Performance Audit - Administrative Maintenance of Vacation and Sick Leave - Citywide

By taking steps to align City Regulations with process, and implementing internal controls that will monitor vacation and sick leave changes in PeopleSoft, the City can increase the assurance that all employees are receiving correctly calculated and applied benefits. Clarifying the City’s position related to providing benefits that do not currently fall under Ordinance, AIs or CBAs will ensure the City applies those benefits consistently to all eligible employees.

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