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File #: 2017-0042   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 1/19/2017 In control: Finance, Budget and Audit Committee
On agenda: 2/15/2017 Final action: 2/15/2017
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE the second quarter report of Management Audit Services (Management Audit) for the period ending December 31, 2016.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Audit, Budget, Contracts, Evaluation and assessment, Informational Report, Program management, Research
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - FY17 Q2
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FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE
FEBRUARY 15, 2017


Subject/Action
SUBJECT: MANAGEMENT AUDIT SERVICES FY 2017 SECOND QUARTER REPORT

ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE


Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE the second quarter report of Management Audit Services (Management Audit) for the period ending December 31, 2016.

Issue
ISSUE

At its January 2005 meeting, the Board designated the Executive Management and Audit Committee (EMAC) as their audit committee. The EMAC requested a quarterly report from Management Audit on its audit activities. In July 2011, the audit responsibilities were transferred to the Finance, Budget and Audit Committee. This report fulfills the requirement for the second quarter of FY 2017.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Management Audit provides audit support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and his executive management team. The audits we perform are categorized as either internal or external. Internal audits evaluate the processes and controls within the agency. External audits analyze contractors, cities or non-profit organizations that we conduct business with or receive Metro funds.

There are four groups in Management Audit: Performance Audit, Contract Pre-Award Audit, Incurred Cost Audit and Audit Support and Research Services. Performance Audit is primarily responsible for all audits for Operations, Finance and Administration, Planning and Development, Program Management, Information Technology, Communications, Risk, Safety and Asset Management and Executive Office. Contract Pre-Award and Incurred Cost Audit are responsible for external audits in Planning and Development, Program Management and Vendor/Contract Management. All of these units provide assurance to the public that internal processes are efficiently, economically, effectively, ethically, and equitably performed by conducting audits of program effectiveness and results, economy and efficiency, internal controls, and compliance. Audit Su...

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