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About Audit and Management Services

Mission

Audit and Management Services (AMS) performs audits to identify opportunities to improve performance and foster accountability while promoting a more efficient, effective and ethical County government.

What We Do

Audit and Management Services conducts operational, compliance, performance, information technology, and financial audits of County operations and external companies, contractors and grantees. Audits are conducted in accordance with professional internal auditing standards.

Our objectives are to assess the adequacy of internal controls, appraise resource management, and determine compliance with procedures, contract terms, laws, and regulations.

AMS also performs special reviews at the request of the Mayor, Board of County Commissioners, County Manager's Office, and various County departments. AMS provides guidance to operating departments when selecting external auditors, establishing internal controls, and other audit-related matters. AMS also furnishes staff support to law enforcement agencies and external auditors of the County.

Business Plan

As part of the enabling strategies budget and finance areas of the County's Strategic Plan, AMS examines all operations of County government, as well as external companies, contractors, and grantees, to assure tax dollars are spent appropriately and efficiently.

AMS:

  • includes audits of high-risk functions and activities in the annual audit plan
  • responds to special audit requests from the Mayor, Board of County Commissioners, County Manager’s Office, and various County departments; and
  • assesses risks, plans, and performs work to achieve desired audit objectives, and provides results that include accurate information, unbiased analyses, and objective recommendations which are constructive and adequately supported
  • provides management consulting services to all County departments

Our business plan and quarterly performance reports outline our department's mission, strategic alignment, performance measures as well as our ongoing progress toward meeting those objectives. The documents include a table of organization that defines the reporting relationships within the department.

Director's Biography

About the director.

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