The Audit Division includes the Audit Services Department and the Compliance Audit Department. The division's responsibilities are to assist the County and other entities' management with the effective discharge of their duties. The division provides the public and concerned entities with information related to financial accountability and operational efficiencies of various offices. The division also strives to:
Minimize Exposure to contingent liabilities
Maintain compliance with applicable policies, laws, regulations, and covenants. The division has adopted the professional standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors
This department performs procedures relative to elected and appointed County officials, external entities, financial processes, and general ledger account balances. Engagements are selected for inclusion on the annual audit plan based upon the perceived level of inherent and control risk.
In compliance with specific statutes, this department:
Tests the County's primary revenue sources, taxes and fees
Conducts Payroll "payoff" reviews
Performs reviews of offices vacated by appointed or elected officials