The mission of the Internal Audit Department is to provide independent and objective reviews and assessments of the business activities, operations, financial systems and internal accounting controls of Seton Hall University.
The Internal Audit Department accomplishes its mission by carrying out a plan of operational, financial and performance audits, selected as a result of a comprehensive risk analysis and assessment process. The risk assessment plan is reviewed and approved by the Audit Committee of the Board of Regents, the President and the General Counsel of Seton Hall University. Objectives
The Internal Audit Department conducts independent reviews and appraisals of the University procedures and operations. These reviews provide management with an independent appraisal of the various operations and systems of control by seeking to:
The Internal Audit Department seeks to assist management by:
- Evaluate the adequacy of the internal control structure
- Assess compliance with written policies, procedures, laws and regulations
- Evaluate the reliability of accounting and reporting systems
- Verify the existence of assets and ensure proper safeguards for their protection
- Review the application of information technology for governance, control and assurance.
- Conducting continuous quality improvement programs
- Promoting operational effectiveness and efficiency
- Reviewing and evaluating financial and operational controls
- Providing pro-active consultation and advice on control related matters
- Liaison with management on dealings with external auditors
- Conduct investigations as necessary
- Recommending best practices.
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