Chiredzi Rural District Council

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Internal auditing is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity that is guided by philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of council.

The scope of internal auditing encompasses but not limited to the examination  and evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of council’s governance, risk management, and internal processes as well as the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities to achieve the council’s objectives.

This include:

  1. Evaluating the reliability and integrity of information and the means used to identify measure, classify and report such information.
  2. Evaluating the systems established to ensure compliance in those policies plans, procedures, laws and regulations which could have a significant impact on council.
  3. Evaluating the means of safeguarding council assets and as appropriate verify the existence of such assets.
  4. Evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of resources employed.
  5. Monitoring and evaluating governance processes.
  6. Evaluating the quality of performance of external auditors and the degree of coordination with internal audit.
  7. Reporting significant risk exposures and control issues, including fraud risk, governance issues and other matters needed or requested by council.
  8. Evaluating specific operations at the request of council or management as appropriate.

Audit Functions

  1. Compliance  assurance services
  2. Internal consultancy
  3. Internal control systems review and evaluations
  4. Corporate governance advocacy
  5. Risk management