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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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