Alert to Uncover Deficiencies and Irregularities via audit Techniques
The Office of Internal Audit was established as a service to management and to the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees. Its purpose is to provide assurance that the internal control systems operating throughout the University are both adequate and effective.
The Office of Internal Audit provides an independent appraisal for management and when applicable, furnishes analyses, recommendations, counsel, and information concerning the reviewed activities. Internal audit covers a broad range of activities including but not limited to: reviews of internal controls; establishing rules and regulations; transaction testing to insure compliance with established policies; and operational audits directed toward improving efficiency and cost savings.
The intention of the Office of Internal Audit is to provide members of the University with a high degree of auditing services to assist them in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
The Office of Internal Audit staff is currently comprised of a Director and an Internal Auditor. In addition to the professional staff, three student interns are permanently assigned to the Office.
The Office of Internal Audit subscribes to code of professional conduct as promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Professional staff members also participate in the below listed professional organizations.
- The Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)
- The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
- Institute Of Internal Auditors (IIA)
- National Association of Financial Services Auditors
- New York Metropolitan Region - College and University Auditors