The Office of Internal Audit web pages have been prepared to familiarize members of the Augusta University community and others who may visit this web site with the function of our office.
We hope to dispel any concerns you may have about being involved with an audit or a review, or even talking with one of our staff members. Although it may be human nature to become uneasy at the thought of being audited, our staff strives to make the process helpful and unobtrusive as possible.
The Office of Internal Audit's purpose is to support the mission and vision of Augusta University. Our office schedules audits, advisory services, and departmental reviews in several ways. Most audits and departmental reviews are chosen based on an annual risk assessment that considers such factors as management-identified risks, audit sensitivity, internal control structure, last audit performed, public disclosure implications, etc. The University System of Georgia and institutional management may request specific audits and reviews. The audits may include:
The office's review templates for departmental reviews and self-assessment, departmental reviews include: fiscal, human resources, legal and regulatory, health and safety, information systems, public relations, students, and general risks. These eight major components are subdivided into 42 categories depending on the area being reviewed. Departmental and self-assessment departmental reviews aim to:
If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact us at: 706-721-2661.