The Office of Internal Audit provides audit, investigation, consulting and education services for the department. Audits are performed each year of various divisions and activities in the department to provide recommendations for improvements in departmental operations. Audits are performed to determine whether the
department is in compliance with state and federal requirements, as well as state and department policies and procedures. Investigations are performed based on allegations received against department employees, contractors and other department activities. Consulting and education services include providing training on
fraud awareness and offering advice and counsel to department employees on internal control issues and related matters.
What is Internal Audit?
Internal Auditing is an independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
To become a valuable management resource that facilitates the promotion of good governance by performing high quality audit, assurance, consulting, and investigative works that:
The mission of the Office of Internal Audit is to provide objective analysis and information critical to better decision making and enhancing the overall governance capability within TDOT.