What is the purpose of Internal Audit? How does it benefit the County?

Internal Audit is an independent and objective review of County operations designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to reviews of its internal business processes, which results in independent recommendations designed to improve operational efficiencies, ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and identify instances of fraud, waste or abuse of County assets.

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1. What is the organizational structure of the Internal Audit department?
2. What is the purpose of Internal Audit? How does it benefit the County?
3. What standards is Internal Audit held to?
4. What procedures or methodology does Internal Audit follow to conduct audits?
5. How do I access records of what internal audits have previously been performed for Pinal County?
6. How often does Internal Audit report on findings to the Audit Committee and Board of Supervisors?
7. How does Internal Audit determine which County operations will be audited during the year?
8. Why does Internal Audit report through the Board of Supervisors rather than through County Management?
9. How can I communicate with Internal Audit on potential issues or fraudulent activity that I have witnessed?